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Shirin and Farhad at Mount Bistun,

leaf from a fine Timurid Khamsa.

Stock Code 105400

Timurid Persia, early 15th century.

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Timurid manuscript illustration. An early miniature painting from one of Nizami Ganjavi's most loved tragic romances in poetic form, Shirin o Farhad, also known as Khosrow o Shirin.

Single leaf, illuminated manuscript on fine polished paper, single illuminated miniature depicting Shirin mounted on a horse with Farhad at Mount Bistun, 192 x 125 mm; from a manuscript with text in 4 columns of black nasta'liq, illustration in gouache and gold with traces of later additions to paint, lightly rubbed and chips to ink along old crease marks, overall bright and attractive condition; tipped-onto card and presented in modern card mount.

Provenance

Provenance: Stephen Keynes OBE, 1927-2017 (from the collection of).

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Shirin and Farhad at Mount Bistun,

NIZAMI GANJAVI.

Stock code: 105400

$6,491.00

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