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Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Fiftieth night: The guard spares the life of the slave when her learns that he is the son of the princess of the Rum

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Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Fiftieth night: The guard spares the life of the slave when her learns that he is the son of the princess of the Rum

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Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Fiftieth night: The guard spares the life of the slave when her learns that he is the son of the princess of the Rum 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: 7.9 x 10 cm (3 1/8 x 3 15/16 in.) Gift of Mrs. A. Dean Perry 1962.279.321.b DID YOU KNOW? The guard hides the princess’s son and does not reveal his identity to the king. DESCRIPTION The king, mistakenly believing that the princess’s secret son is her lover, orders him to be executed. The young man is shown with hands bound and long hair in disarray; his unraveled turban lies on the ground at his side. Just before the guard can behead him, the princess’s son reveals his true identity, and his life is spared. PROVENANCE Estate of Breckenridge Long, Bowie, MD, 1959; Harry Burke Antiques, Philadelphia, PA; Bernard Brown, Milwaukee, WI;

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