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Bathing ladies away from the court chanced upon while undressed by a horse riding nobleman. Jodhpur, circa late 18th century. Opaque watercolour with gold on wasli. 24.5 x 16.5cm

This scene is a variation on the poular theme in Persian miniatures from Nizami's romantic tragedy during which the romantic hero Kushrau chances upon the romantic heoine Shrin whilst undressed bathing naked in a pool.

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Above: gilt detail reflecting light

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