Page from a Dispersed Panchakhyana Series
Opaque watercolor on paper
sheet: 10 3/8 x 16 1/2 in. (26.4 x 41.9 cm)
image: 9 5/8 x 15 3/4 in. (24.4 x 40.0 cm) (show scale)
Obverse, at top, in Devanagari script: A page from Panchakhyana. (122) Then a lion said: My heart will not turn against him. Then Damanaka said: "Whoever the king likes earns the Fortune, he may be his brother, his own son, or his own kin, it is not of importance. [But] the ladies have a song that means: what is the use of gold that hurts the ears." (Trans. S. P. Tewari)
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Indian. Page from a Dispersed Panchakhyana Series, ca. 1720-1740. Opaque watercolor on paper, sheet: 10 3/8 x 16 1/2 in. (26.4 x 41.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Anonymous gift, 81.192.8
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