The three suitors again begin to quarrel among themselves for the hand of the devotee’s daughter, from a Tuti-nama (Tales of a Parrot): Twentieth Night

The three suitors again begin to quarrel among themselves for the hand of the devotee’s daughter, from a Tuti-nama (Tales of a Parrot): Twentieth Night

c. 1560

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Gum tempera, ink, and gold on paper

Overall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 7.8 x 10 cm (3 1/16 x 3 15/16 in.)

Gift of Mrs. A. Dean Perry 1962.279.147.a

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When the daughter joins the temple, she will shave her head and don woolen clothing.

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After working together to revive the woman from her death-like illness, the three suitors resume their rivalry. The men brawl in the courtyard while she looks on from her chamber. Horrified by the behavior of her suitors, she renounces worldly matters, joins a temple, and devotes herself to serving god.

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