Gum tempera and gold on paper
Painting: 48.3 x 53.4 cm (19 x 21 in.)
Purchase and partial gift from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection; Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase Fund 2018.145
Multiple temporal scenes are depicted in one space: the king appears four times.
The king, who has the title of “maharana” in this region, is identifiable by his halo. Standing behind a safety net at the corner of the white platform, he aims his arrow to shoot the boar and prove his skill and virility to his courtiers and priest. Two royal domesticated tigers are led into the arena at the top edge, and they are depicted multiple times chasing and capturing the prey.
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