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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: 16 x 10 cm (6 5/16 x 3 15/16 in.)
Gift of Mrs. A. Dean Perry 1962.279.225.a
Zuhra is also the name of the planet Venus.
Above, two women listen as three suitors address the merchant of Kabul. Each hopes to prove himself worthy of marrying the merchant’s daughter, Zuhra. The first is skilled in divination; the second can bring carved wooden horses to life, and the third is a talented archer. Before Zuhra can select a husband, she is kidnapped by an evil fairy.
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