Displayed at the Bharat Kala Bhavan Museum, Varanasi, this painting portrays the 16th-century literary masterpiece, Mrigavati. It is the result of intercultural interaction between Persian literature, Indian aesthetics, miniature painting and Sufism.
It tells the story of a young prince, out for a hunt and his encounter with a seven-coloured doe, Mrigavati who turns out to be a princess. The Prince must undergo several trials and tribulations before uniting with her.
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This quiz has been created by the Heritage Lab and the Bharat Kala Bhavan Museum, BHU.
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