BIJAN KILLING THE WILD BOARS OF IRMAN, FROM A SHAH-NAMA (BOOK OF KINGS) OF FIRDAUSI (PERSIAN, ABOUT 934–1020)

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January 1, 1610
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Cleveland Art
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Animals and Plants
Jahangir 1605–1627

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DESCRIPTION

Bijan killing the wild boars of Irman, from a Shah-nama (Book of Kings) of Firdausi (Persian, about 934–1020)
c. 1610

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India, Bijapur, Deccan
Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paper

Page: 20.3 x 12 cm (8 x 4 3/4 in.); Page: 20.5 x 12.4 cm (8 1/16 x 4 7/8 in.)

Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection 2013.283

DID YOU KNOW?

Trappings of Byzantine brocade were gifts to the hero who slays the wild boars.

EXHIBITION HISTORY

The Cleveland Museum of Art (7/31/2016-10/23/2016); Art and Stories from Mughal India, cat. 44 and 45, p. 62.