Miniatures

Iskander and the Dying Darius

Iskander and the Dying Darius
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Miniatures, Gouache, 18.2x10 cm
Origin: Iran, 1541
Album: The Khamsa by Nizami
Personage: Alexander the Great
Source of entry: purchased from V.R. Gardin, 1945
Theme: Literature

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