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This decorative image is organized along a vertical axis wtih fanciful creatures, grotesque heads, depictions of carved gems and harpies.
Agostino dei Musi (Italian (culture or style))
Upright Ornament with Bull and Satyrs
1515 – 1525
Museum Purchase
A bull in the center charges to the left toward a horse rearing up with a bullfighter on its back. The bullfighter leans forward to plunge a spear into the bull's shoulder area. Flags and spectator stands lie in the background.
Pablo Picasso (Spanish (culture or style))
The Bullfight (Courses de taureaux)
Gift of The Carey Walker Foundation
Vishnu stands with his legs apart holding his four attributes in his hands.  Reading in clockwise direction from his right front hand he holds:  his club, discus, conch and lotus, here a rather flat object cupped in his palm.  His back two arms are extremely short. The figure is encircled with a decorated arch with a line of beads and triangular shaped openings around them.  A stylized sun and moon are to either side of Vishnu’s head.  He wears a variety of simple, lumpy jewelry at his feet are a horse to his right and a bull or cow to his left and between them are three rings lying flat on the base.  At the front of the base are seven stylized horses, identifying this as a combination figure: Vishnu and the sun god Surya, whose chariot is pulled by seven horses.<br />
Indian (Indian (South Asian))
Four-armed Vishnu
1700 – 1899
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Leo S. Figiel and Dr. and Mrs. Steven J. Figiel.

Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Rubbing from the pagoda at Mt. Ch'i-hsia, Nanking
20th century
Gift of Willard A. and Marybelle Bouchard Hanna
At the center of the painting, two animals meet: a horse and a bull. Painted in a variety of colors, the two animals are abstracted in a Cubist style. The painting is signed (u.r.) in black paint "Bearden". 
Romare Bearden (American (North American))
Now the Dove and the Leopard Wrestle
Transfer from the William L. Clements Library, University of Michigan, gift of Clarence Wolf, February 1997
A nude monk on the top left sits before a Jina at top right. Three Hindu gods, Harihara, Garuda, and Nandi venerate the Jina in the bottom registers.
Artist Unknown, India, Rajasthan, Sirohi School
Jina venerated by a monk, Harihara, Garuda, and Nandi from Digambara Jain manuscript
18th century
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Leo S. Figiel and Dr. and Mrs. Steven J. Figiel.
Two women, one with a basket on top of her head are walking forward. In the foreground, there are six cattle, all with horns.
Yann Charbonnier
1950 – 1999
Gift of Eeta Gershow
Two figures, Anjana and a bull are depicted centrally in the image. The background is very simple with some grass tufts and a pond near the very bottom of the images. Near the top of the image in the background there some trees and sky are visible.
Artist Unknown, India, Rajasthan, Jaipur School
Iconography Series: Brisha
1835 – 1845
Gift of Professor Walter M. and Nesta R. Spink

Indian (Indian (South Asian))
1700 – 1899
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Leo S. Figiel and Dr. and Mrs. Steven J. Figiel