The painter depicts the moment when Bizhan's horse has just be shot from under him.The artist is possibly correct in showing Farud mounted - it is not clear from the text, but the implication is perhaps that Bizhan on foot then pursues Farud on horseback and wounds his horse.
Kay Khusrau (60 years)
Kay Khusrau (1655)
Kay Khusrau's birth (365)
Kay Khusrau (1931)
Break Line Before
Break Line After
Extracted from the colophon of the work.
Persian paintings in the India Office Library. A descriptive catalogue.
Sotheby Parke Bernet. London. UK.