Rostam Rescues Bižan from the Pit.
Location: The Israel Museum, Jerusalem B69-0625; Formerly in the Davud Collection.
Page: 35.4 x 21.8 cm.
Painting: 23.5 x 11.4 cm. including painted spaces between the text columns. (scaled)
Text area: 28.7 x 14.3 cm.
Signature: The painting is reportedly signed by Moʿin in the lower margin.
For later versions of this scene painted by Moʿin, see Ms. C f.176v, Ms.E, no.3-346, and Ms.G f184..
Milstein,Israel_1984, pp.86 and 89, no.65 (ill. in color).
Cambridge Shahnameh Project
Canby_ Journal_2010, p.69 no.21 and fig.10.
Warner, III, pp.344-46; Mohl, III, p.312; Levy, p.170.
Photo: © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Sheila R. Canby
Last Updated: June 20, 2014 | Previously published Eng: April 07, 2011 | Originally published Canby: 2010