Zal climbs to the roof where Rudabeh joins him, in the style of Muhammad Muqim, Central Asia, Bukhara School, c. 1670
Gouache and gold on paper, leaf from a Persian manuscript, text in nasta'liq divided into four columns on either side of the image, Zal joins Rudabeh by climbing up her braid of hair. Miniature in gouache and gold illustrating a section of a Persian poetic manuscript consisting of three double sheets of paper inscribed in nast'aliq calligraphy, on 27 lines divided into four columns.
Sight size: 19 x 11.5 cm
Miniatures of India. 2. Jean Soustiel Gallery, Paris, October 1974, cat. 36.
Rudabeh lets her hair down so that Zal can climb up, Bukhara School, Central Asia, circa 1670
Provenance: Marie-Christine David Collection.