Rashnavad Battles the Rumis (painting, verso; text, recto), illustrated folio from a manuscript

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Rashnavad Battles the Rumis (painting, verso; text, recto), illustrated folio from a manuscript, c. 1330-1340
Manuscript Folio
14th century
Ilkhanid period
Creation Place: Tabriz, Iran
Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper
folio: 41.2 x 29.8 cm (16 1/4 x 11 3/4 in.)
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Hervey E. Wetzel
, 1919.130
Department of Islamic & Later Indian Art
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Thomas W. Lentz and Glenn D. Lowry, Timur and the Princely Vision: Persian Art and Culture in the Fifteenth Century, exh. cat., Museum Associates (Los Angeles, CA, 1989), pp131, fig. 41

Abolala Soudavar, "The Saga of Abu-Sa'id Bahador Khan: The Abu-Sa'idname", Oxford Studies In Islamic Art XII: The Court of the Il-Khans 1290-1340, Oxford University Press (NY) (Oxford, UK, 1996), page 111/figure 9

Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture, brochure, Harvard University (Cambridge, MA, March 2004), p 8

Exhibition History
The Heavenly Court: Persian Poetry and Painting, Harvard University Art Museums, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 02/09/1985 - 03/31/1985
Islamic Art: The Power of Pattern, Harvard University Art Museums, Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 09/23/1989 - 01/17/1990
Paintings for Princes: The Art of the Book in Islam, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 01/27/1990 - 03/25/1990
Eyes to the East: Indian, Persian, and Turkish Art Given by Harvard Graduates, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 09/22/1990 - 11/25/1990
Word and Image in Persian Painting, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 01/31/2013 - 03/30/2013