DURYODHANA AND HIS BROTHERS
June 30, 1556
Duryodhana and his brothers
Opaque water color and gold on paper
This painting has been detached from an illustrated volume of the Razmnama, or Book of War, the Persian translation of the Mahabharata. This Sanskrit text was translated by order of the emperor Akbar so that the Persian-speaking Muslims of his court could understand the major texts of Hinduism. Another painting from the same copy of the manuscript, which was illustrated by Akbar's artists, is dated 1598. The name of the artist, 'Kamal, son of Khem' is written in the lower border.
The scene depicts Duryodhana who has gone with his brothers to the house of Salya to ask him to be Kama's charioteer in the great war of the title of the epic.
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Thank You for Suggestion and replaced image with proper one.
This is not the same may be one of his great grand children ???
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