Khusraw Spies Shirin Bathing

Khusraw Spies Shirin Bathing
Place Made:
India: Mughal Style
c. 1700
Opaque watercolor and gold on paper 
image: 4-3/4 x 2-5/8 in. (12.1 x 6.7 cm); sheet: 11-7/8 x 7-3/8 in. (30.2 x 18.7 cm) 
Credit Line:
Norton Simon Museum, Gift of Suneet and Alka Kapoor 
Accession Number:
© Norton Simon Museum 
Not on View

This episode appears early in the story, before the two lovers have met in person; in fact, they have only seen portraits of one another. While riding on his horse, Khusraw admires a young beauty bathing but does not know it is Shirin.

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