The Book of Kings: the simurgh rescuing Zal mounted print

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The exhibition Gift of a Lifetime: Treasures from Chester Beatty’s Collection presented a choice selection of masterpieces from this unique collection. Beatty acquired rare books, manuscripts and decorative arts of the highest quality and rarity from Europe, the Middle East and Asia.

This mounted print features the artwork The simurgh carries Zal to her nest, from the Book of Kings (Shahnama) by Firdausi, by artist Sadiqi Bek.

This window mounted print comes in 2 sizes (including mount),  small size 12” x 10″, 30.3 x 25.3 cm and medium size 16” x 12”, 40.64 x 30.48 cm.

 

Details

  • Dimensions: Small size 12” x 10″, 30.3 x 25.3 cm and medium size 16” x 12”, 40.64 x 30.48 cm
  • Weight: 139g
  • Image details: The simurgh carries Zal to her nest, from the Book of Kings (Shahnama) by Firdausi, by Sadiqi Bek, Late 16th century, Qazvin, Iran, CBL Per 277.12
  • Material: Window mounted print