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Gum tempera, ink, and gold on paper
Gift of Mrs. A. Dean Perry 1962.279.146.b
The stain above the painting is from the acidic green pigment used to paint a tree on the reverse.
After the sudden, apparent death of the pious man’s daughter, her three suitors take her body from its grave. One of the suitors, a doctor, realizes that the woman is not dead and proposes flailing her to restore her consciousness. After she is successfully revived, the men resume their rivalry.
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