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Drunken Son of a Cobbler Mounted on Bahram Gur's Lion, Folio from an Illustrated Shahnama Manuscript

Arts of the Islamic World

MEDIUM Ink and opaque watercolors on paper
DATES ca. 1480-1490
DIMENSIONS Sheet: 12 x 8 in. Image: 4 1/2 x 5 in.
INSCRIPTIONS five columns of Persian poetic couplets below and to the side of the illustration. The couplets are written in nasta'liq script.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CREDIT LINE Gift of Stanley J. Love
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