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Alexander the Great Battling the Zangi


Artist Unknown (Persia (Iran))


c. 1550

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G243
Alexander the Great Battling the Zangi, Artist Unknown (Persia (Iran))
Alexander the Great Battling the Zangi: Gallery Label - Current
: The Margaret McMillan Webber Bequest of Persian Paintings
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Medium: Paintings | Gold, colors, and ink on paper
Creation Place: Asia, Middle East, Persia (Iran)
Culture: Asia, Middle East, Persia (Iran)
Style: 16th century, Shiraz school, Safavid dynasty, Shiraz school
Physical Description: Page from the 'Shah Nama'; illustration of Alexander the Great (356-323 B.C.) subduing the Africans; depiction of a realistic sixteenth-century Islamic battle
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Bequest of Mrs. Margaret McMillan Webber in memory of her mother, Katherine Kittredge McMillan
Accession Number: 51.37.29
Added to Site: February 28, 2009