RUSTAM SAVES BIZHAN FROM THE WELL, 16TH/17TH CENTURY
Tempera on paper laid down on card with gold grisaille animal borders
with borders 17.7" x 14" — 45 x 35.5 cm.
Compare to a similar example found in the Harvard Art Museum, Calderwood Collection of Islamic Art, no. 2002.50.35, dated to the mid-16th century.
A Toronto Private Collection of South Asian Miniatures (Lots 38-52)
Acquired directly from the Estate of Theordore Allen Heinrich (1910-1981). Professor Heinrich was an art historian, curator and educator. From 1955 to 1962, he was the director of the Royal Ontario Museum, and afterwards he taught art history at the University of Saskatchewan and York University.
Department: Asian Art