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King Suratha and Samadhi

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Object Details

Culture

Indian

Date

Late 18 century

Medium

Opaque watercolors and gold on paper

Dimensions

Image: 7 3/8 x 10 1/8 inches (18.7 x 25.7 cm)
Sheet: 8 1/4 × 11 1/8 inches (21 × 28.3 cm)

Credit Line

Acquired through the Herbert F. Johnson, Class of 1922, Endowment

Object
Number

87.006

King Suratha meets Samadhi who, like the king, had been ousted from his home. They are seen in conv(…)

King Suratha meets Samadhi who, like the king, had been ousted from his home. They are seen in conversation on the left, while on the right, separated from them by trees, sits the sage Medhas preaching to a disciple outside his hermitage. The lions sit in perfect amity with the humans and a peacock in the forest scene.

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