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Gerry Embleton
Rustam Slays the White Demon (Original)

Rustam Slays the White Demon (Original) by Gerry Embleton at The Illustration Art Gallery

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Artist: Gerry Embleton (biography)
Medium: Pen & Ink Wash on Board
Size: 8" x 8" (200mm x 200mm)
Date: 1970

This is the original Pen & Ink Wash by Gerry Embleton.

The Seven Labors of Rostam or Haft-Khan-e-Rostam are a series of acts carried out by the greatest of the Iranian heroes, Rostam, also Romanized as Rustam.

The story of Haftkhan was retold by Ferdowsi in his epic poem, Shahnama. In his labours, Rostam was often accompanied only by his horse, Rakhsh. In two of his labors, he was also accompanied by a champion, Olad. The slaying of the white demon was the last of Rostam's seven labours.

Original art first published in Look and Learn # 437 30 May 1970.

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Gerry Embleton

Gerry Embleton