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An elephant seems to walk on water from the bottom right corner of the composition, rising towards Vishnu in the upper left with a single lotus flower in its trunk. Vishnu, with 4 arms, steps on green hills surrounding the lotus covered pond, bending towards the elephant. Garuda flies in the upper right.
Indian (Indian (South Asian))
The Salvation of the Elephant (Gaj Mokasha)
1810 – 1820
Gift of George H. Lauff
2010/2.27

Indian (Indian (South Asian))
Ganesha, seated, with four arms
Gift of Marybelle B. Hanna
2001/1.360
This print contains four distinct scenes demarcated by boxes which depict four different incarnations of a deity. 
Bernard Picart (French (culture or style))
Religious Ceremonies and Customs of the People of the World: Incarnations (Avatars) Five through Eight of Vishnu
1722
Gift of Professor Walter M. and Nesta R. Spink
2007/2.123
This print is broken into two scenes, each of which depict a sculpture of a deity in an architectural interior. Each figure is depicted as seated, or standing on a pedestal with worshippers standing or kneeling to each side. 
Bernard Picart (French (culture or style))
Religious Ceremoies and Customs of the People of the World: Shiva and Ganesha
1722
Gift of Professor Walter M. and Nesta R. Spink
2007/2.125

Indian (Indian (South Asian))
Ganesha
900 – 1199
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Leo S. Figiel and Dr. and Mrs. Steven J. Figiel
1981/1.317

Indian (Indian (South Asian))
Ganesha (fragment)
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Leo S. Figiel and Dr. and Mrs. Steven J. Figiel
1981/2.150

Artist Unknown, India, Rajasthan, Mewar School
Bilvamangala series, folio 30: Krishna and Balarama
1695 – 1705
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Leo S. Figiel and Dr. and Mrs. Steven J. Figiel
1983/2.114

Artist Unknown, India, Rajasthan, Jaipur School
Iconography series: Vishnu mounted on a blue bird
1835 – 1845
Gift of Professor Walter M. and Nesta R. Spink
1988/1.84
Shiva sits with his consort on a double lotus pedestal.  He has six arms, his right three are in varada mudra [a giving gesture], holds a rosary and an arrow.  His left arms cup his consorts left breast and hold a lotus flower and a bow.  He sits in royal ease, with one leg pendant.  He wears bracelets, armlets, necklaces, earrings, and a sacred thread that stretches form his left shoulder down past his waist.  On his head he wears an elaborate jatamukuta, a crown interlaced with his matted locks.  Parvati sits upon his knee with one leg tucked under her and the other pendant.  She is also adorned with jewelry, but wears a more modest diadem at the front of her head.<br />
Indian (Indian (South Asian))
Uma-Maheshvara, a seated Shiva and Parvati (Uma)
12th century
Museum purchase for the James Marshall Plumer Memorial Collection
1964/2.85

Indian (Indian (South Asian))
Hanuman
18th century
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Leo S. Figiel and Dr. and Mrs. Steven J. Figiel
1980/2.261

Indian (Indian (South Asian))
Vishnu
18th century
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Leo S. Figiel and Dr. and Mrs. Steven J. Figiel
1981/2.61
Standing on top of a lotus flower, the Hindu God Krishna is showing playing the flute to charm his gopis (female companions/ milkmaids). These gopis stand by lovingly, two of them waving fly whisks above their heads. In the foreground and in the bottom register of the image are shown two cows looking adoringly towards Krishna. The setting is a vast open field.
Artist Unknown, India, Rajasthan, Mewar School
Krishna Fluting
1695 – 1705
Gift of Mr. George P. Bickford for the James Marshall Plumer Memorial Collection
1964/2.120
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