Subduing the bull

1 of 8 painted scenes within a wooden frame. In the foreground a young man dressed in a short-sleeved green jacket decorated with gold motifs, a white waist cloth edged with gold and a turban trimmed with gold and peacock feathers and secured with a gold sash under his chin wrestles with a reddish brown bull at the water's edge. On a railed wooden platform behind is a crowd of male turbanned spectators, dressed chiefly in white, above two of whom are white umbrellas. Some men have spears, held upright. On the left a man dressed in red holds a sword aloft.

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