Miniatures

Khusraw in front of Shirin's Castle

Khusraw in front of Shirin's Castle
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Miniatures, Gouache, 23.7x13.7 cm
Origin: Iran, 1431-1431, Timurid Dynasty
Album: The Khamsa by Nizami
Personage: Khusraw
Source of entry: Museum of the Stieglitz School, 1924
School: Herat
Theme: Literature

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