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The young prince recounts his experiences to his father, the king, from a Tuti-nama (Tales of a Parrot): Eighth Night

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The young prince recounts his experiences to his father, the king, from a Tuti-nama (Tales of a Parrot): Eighth Night

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The young prince recounts his experiences to his father, the king, from a Tuti-nama (Tales of a Parrot): Eighth Night c. 1560 Part of a set. See all set records Suraju (Indian) India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar (1556-1605), 16th century Gum tempera, ink, and gold on paper Overall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 11 x 10.1 cm (4 5/16 x 4 in.) Gift of Mrs. A. Dean Perry 1962.279.72.a DID YOU KNOW? The prince’s tutor had forbidden him from speaking for the last week. DESCRIPTION After seven days the young prince’s vow of silence has come to an end, and he is finally able to speak and defend himself against false charges of assault by the handmaiden. He addresses his enthroned father while the surrounding members of the king’s court look on. The deceitful handmaiden who accused the prince stands alone in the chamber in the upper right. PROVENANCE Estate of Breckenridge Long, Bowie, MD, 1959; Harry Burke Antiques, Philadelphia, PA; Bernard Brown, Milwaukee, WI; EXHIBITION HISTORY Main Asian Rotation (Gallery 245); December 31, 2013 - June 30, 2014.

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