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The generous vizier pardons a young robber. Saadi. Gulistan. MS SPL. PNS 110, f. 12 b. 1556-1567. Bukhara
THE   GENEROUS   VIZIER   PARDONS A YOUNG ROBBER, Saadi. Gulistan


This manuscript is done by order of Khodja Kemal ad-dina Khusein. The parables from Hulistan were very popular in Central Asia.
We see the court process headed by a tsar. The vizier saw a young man among the robbers and made the tsar forgive him. But ungrateful young man did not change himself and in two years robbed the vizier and killed his sons. In the centre of compositions there is the tsar. Group of the robbers and spectators in the yard gives us the possibility to see all emotions. Attention to the details, type of the faces and figures say us about Bukhara school of painting.