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This is a hanging scroll painted with ink and color on paper with the main subject of a demon or&nbsp;<em>oni</em>. The demon has horns in its head and stands as if in motion. On its front leg closest to the viewer is a piece of paper with writing. Above its head is an inscription in four lines descending in order from the upper right. On the bottom right corner is another inscription followed by two red seals.&nbsp;
Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Demon Soliticing Contributions
20th century
Gift of Rudolf and Mary Arnheim
1989/1.76

Artist Unknown, India, Seu-Nainsukh School
Râmâyana manuscript, folio 101: Demon Armies Pour Out of Ravana's Castle
1785 – 1800
Museum Purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
2002/1.166

Indian (Indian (South Asian))
Bhagavati (Bhairava)
16th century
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Leo S. Figiel and Dr. and Mrs. Steven J. Figiel
1981/2.58

Balinese
'Sung Sang Kala' (Sunday in "Pelelintangan" —Balinese calendar)
1867 – 1899
Gift of Mrs. Edward Bruce
1966/2.15

Indian (Indian (South Asian))
Mother Goddess and Child upon Her Left Thigh, Seated upon a Lion
18th century
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Leo S. Figiel and Dr. and Mrs. Steven J. Figiel
1980/2.258

Indian (Indian (South Asian))
Mahishasuramardini
18th century
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Leo S. Figiel and Dr. and Mrs. Steven J. Figiel
1980/2.273
This painting depicts the bodhisattva Jizō standing by the bank of a river surrounded by children.  The majority of these are seated on the ground, creating small piles of rocks, but a few pull on the divinity’s robes. At a distance is a red demonic figure (oni) leaning on a staff with his arm outstretched over the water. 
Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
The Bodhisattva Jizô with a demon and children
1700 – 1899
Gift of Susan Pratt Walton in honor of Catherine Mariotti Pratt and James Bisset
1986/1.190

Indian (Indian (South Asian))
Durga subduing the Buffalo Demon (Mahishasuramardini)
1300 – 1599
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Leo S. Figiel and Dr. and Mrs. Steven J. Figiel
1980/2.257

Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Netsuke of Oni (demon) comforted by a warrior and a Niô (fierce guardian)
19th century
Museum purchase made possible by a gift of Mrs. Ruth Sinsheimer and others, in memory of Joseph E. Sinsheimer, Professor of Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Toxicology, The University of Michigan
1997/2.21

Nepali
The goddess Durga and her lion punish demons, folio from a "Devimahatmya" loose-leaf manuscript
1720 – 1730
Museum purchase, Acquisition Fund
1970/2.149
This is a woodblock print on paper. There is a center figure with a blue face and is wearing a colorul robe with cloud motifs. He is holding a sword and is surrounded by five smaller figures.&nbsp;
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Zhong Kui (the demon queller) with five demons
20th century
Gift of Harold W. Stevenson, University of Michigan Professor Emeritus in Psychology
2003/1.616
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