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The Rama Epic: Hero, Heroine, Ally, Foe

Rama refuses his brother Bharata’s entreaties to return
page from the Mewar Ramayana
1649–1653, by Sahibdin (Indian, active approx. 1625–1660)
Opaque watercolors on paper

The British Library, Add. 15296(1) f.126r. by the Connoisseurs’ Council and the estate of K. Hart Smith, 2010.18.2. Photograph © Asian Art Museum of San Francisco.