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Gushtasp Slays the Dragon

Shahnama, Sultanate of Delhi, 1450


Master of the Jainesque Shahnama. Date: ca. 1425-50 Culture: India, possibly Malwa. Medium: Ink and opaque watercolor on paper.
Dimensions: Page: 12 5/8 x 9 13/16 in. (32 x 25 cm) Image: 4 1/2 x 7 7/8 in. (11.5 x 20 cm)



Illustrations of Sultanate of Delhi soldiers of 1450:
Rustam Kills the Turanian Hero Alkus with his Lance
Rustam Grieving for His Son
Siyavash faces Afrasiyab across the Jihun River
Siyavash is Pulled from His Bed and Killed

Indian Illustrations of Costume & Soldiers