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Gum tempera, ink, and gold on paper
Overall: 20.3 x 13.4 cm (8 x 5 1/4 in.); Painting only: 17.7 x 10.3 cm (6 15/16 x 4 1/16 in.)
Gift of Mrs. A. Dean Perry 1962.279.229.b
A flag, which is a standard component of an active Hindu temple, was drawn for the tallest dome, but never painted.
The frantic princess stands above the bodies of her husband, dressed in orange, and the Brahman. Both men have died by their own hand. They are miraculously resurrected after the princess places each head on the wrong body. Because of this mix-up, the men begin to fight over who should be considered the princess’s rightful husband.
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