Shah Abbas I on horseback with a falcon, around 1620. Moghul miniature from Isfahan

Date Created: 28 January 2015

Author: Unknown

Source: FHT Facebook (Patrizia Cimberio)

Owner: Institute of Oriental Studies

Location: St.Petersburg, Russia

Click link to download the file: 735108_10200213078399830_1343013732_n.jpg (51.59 KB)

  • Iran
  • Falcon
  • Painting
  • 17th Century
  • Hunting
  • Training
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Shah Abbas I on horseback with a falcon, around 1620. Moghul miniature from Isfahan,Ms.E-14.
Institute of Oriental Studies, St.Petersburg, Russia


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