Tall rectangular painting on paper, backed on to newspaper (Le Figaro 1926) and thin hessian. It is framed in a thin wooden frame and is unglazed. The painting - along with the other three in this group - appears to depict one of the four last Jatakas and this may be a depiction of the Mahajanaka Jataka. The painted surface is made up of four narrative elements, from bottom to top as follows - a) the bodhisattva and his wife sleep; nearby a demon struggles with a rearing white horse b) the demon gallops away on the horse c) the bodhisattva and his wife receive fisher-folk from a boat d) a ship (of Chinese style – a junk) lies at anchor off the coast (this feature suggests this painting is of part of the Mahajanaka Jataka where the bodhisattva is rescued from a ship).
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