The third suitor strikes the devotee’s daughter and thus restores her to life, from a Tuti-nama (Tales of a Parrot): Twentieth Night

The third suitor strikes the devotee’s daughter and thus restores her to life, from a Tuti-nama (Tales of a Parrot): Twentieth Night

c. 1560

Part of a set. See all set records

Gum tempera, ink, and gold on paper

Gift of Mrs. A. Dean Perry 1962.279.146.b

Location

Did you know?

The stain above the painting is from the acidic green pigment used to paint a tree on the reverse.

Description

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.

See also

Contact us

The information about this object, including provenance information, is based on historic information and may not be currently accurate or complete. Research on objects is an ongoing process, but the information about this object may not reflect the most current information available to CMA. If you notice a mistake or have additional information about this object, please email collectionsdata@clevelandart.org.

To request more information about this object, study images, or bibliography, contact the Ingalls Library Reference Desk.

Is something not working on this page? Please email help.website@clevelandart.org.

Request a digital file from Image Services that is not available through CC0, a detail image, or any image with a color bar. If you have questions about requesting an image, please email imageservices@clevelandart.org.