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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Indian
Title:Big Words Will Not Hide a Small Mind, illustration from a dispersed manuscript of the Satsai (700 verses) of Biharilal (1595–1663)
Date Made:ca. 1775
Type:Painting
Materials:Opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Place Made:India; Madhya Pradesh, Datia, Bundelkhand court
Measurements:sight: 8 13/16 x 9 1/4 in.; 22.3838 x 23.495 cm
Accession Number:  SC 1981.27.15
Credit Line:Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John Kenneth Galbraith (Catherine Atwater, class of 1934)
Museum Collection:  Smith College Museum of Art
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Description:
three men approach a seated prince while deep in conversation; text above; outdoor scene with leafy trees

Tags:
exterior; landscapes; architecture; vegetation; men; royalty; costume

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