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Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Fiftieth night: The guard restores the son who falls at his mother’s feet

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Akbar 1556–1605

Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Fiftieth night: The guard restores the son who falls at his mother’s feet

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Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Fiftieth night: The guard restores the son who falls at his mother’s feet c. 1560 Part of a set. See all set records India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paper Overall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 10 x 10 cm (3 15/16 x 3 15/16 in.) Gift of Mrs. A. Dean Perry 1962.279.323.b DID YOU KNOW? The garden is decorated with a row of alternating banana and cypress trees. DESCRIPTION The princess of Rum is overjoyed to discover that her son is alive. The king had ordered the young man’s execution after wrongly believing him to be his wife’s lover. The guard, who spared the young man’s life, is generously rewarded for his kindness. PROVENANCE Estate of Breckenridge Long, Bowie, MD, 1959; Harry Burke Antiques, Philadelphia, PA; Bernard Brown, Milwaukee, WI;

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