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Manuscript K2, no. 4-20

Eskandar and His Army Battle with the Habash (Zangi)

Ḵamsa, Poem 4, Eskandarnāma (Šarafnāma), Canto 20
present whereabouts unknown
33.9 x 20.7 cm (after Sotheby's)
Text area: not known
not knwon
Text: not known
Signature: not known

An illustration of this subject is noted in both Sotheby sales cited below, but has never been illustrated.

Painting references:
Sotheby's (London) Sale, 3 May 2001, Lot 47, Iskandarnama no. 6
Sotheby's (London) Sale, 10 October 2006, Lot 34, Iskandarnama no. 6

Text references: (Eskandar-nama, p.209ff, Canto XX)

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Robert Eng

Last Updated: December 1, 2016 | Originally published: December 18, 2016

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