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The Battle Between Gav and Talhand


Artist Unknown (Iran)


c. 1425-1435

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
The Battle Between Gav and Talhand, Artist Unknown (Iran)
: The Margaret McMillan Webber Bequest of Persian Paintings
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Medium: Paintings, Paintings-Album (Do Not Use) | Ink, colors and gold on paper
Size: 13 x 8 1/8 in. (33.02 x 20.64 cm) (sheet)
Creation Place: Asia, Middle East, Iran
Culture: Asia, Middle East, Iran
Style: 15th century, Herat school, Timirud dynasty
Physical Description: scene from a Shah Namah MS by Firdausi, probably painted in Shiraz of Isfahan; the Khagan sends his brother Tuwurg to pursue Curdiya, sister of Bahram Chubina; Curdiya, clad in her brother's armor, parleys with him before she slays him;
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Bequest of Mrs. Margaret McMillan Webber in memory of her mother, Katherine Kittredge McMillan
Accession Number: 51.37.8
Added to Site: February 28, 2009