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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
1988/1.82

Indian (Indian (South Asian))
Standing Hanuman, Upright figure of monkey God with hands in anjali position
1500 – 1699
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Leo S. Figiel
1976/2.51

Korean (Korean (culture or style))
Twelve Zodiac Animals: Monkey
1945 – 1980
Transfer from the Department of the History of Art, Slide and Photograph Collection, gift of Mrs. Pilsoon L. Chun
2021/1.128.9
Hanuman is depicted with a human body and a monkey head.  He stands in an unbending posture of devotion with his hands held on his chest with the palms together in a gesture of prayer, namaskara.  He wears a lower garment that is decorated with belts and pendant loops and the cloth has formal decorative folds cascading down his sides. He wears a decorated belt and necklaces, bracelets and armlets, with shoulder loops, earrings, and a simple crown with a leaf shape at the top.  He wears a dagger at his waist and his tail curves up behind him making a loop top frame his head like a halo.<br />
Indian (Indian (South Asian))
Hanuman, standing, in anjali mudra (part of a Rama shrine)
18th century
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Leo S. Figiel and Dr. and Mrs. Steven J. Figiel
1979/2.55
A monkey climbs up a tree, grasping at the branches with his hands and feet. The image uses soft colors, and the monkey almost appears to be leaning or falling away from the tree. The top right corner appears gray. This is a pair with 1986/2.61.1.
Mori Sosen (Japanese (culture or style))
Monkey Climbing a Tree
1807 – 1821
Museum purchase made possible by a gift from Helmut Stern
1986/2.61.2

Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Netsuke of monkey head as Sambasô dancer with moveable tongue
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
1997/2.18
&quot;Rosetsu uses the wisteria tree to frame the painting and to create two separate planes, the foreground and the background. While doing this, he does not paint a very prominent background, thus making the foreground landscape more important and the focal point of the painting...The sinewy shape of the wisteria dominates the painting. There appear to be two separate trunks rooted to a small sliver of land pictured at the left side of the image. These trunks merge into one stem, forming a curve that snugly holds the monkey&rsquo;s body. The branch continues upward, disappearing at one point until it reappears, winding around the right side of the painting. Rosetsu uses a dark ink to create the trunk and branches of the wisteria, and there does not appear to be any indication of shading or altering the color to appear lighter. This darkening is especially noticeable compared to the stark, white flowers at the top of the painting. Their stems are soft and wispy, as if they are floating in the air.&quot;<br /
Nagasawa Rosetsu
Monkey Seated on a Wisteria Branch
1770 – 1780
Museum purchase made possible by the Friends of the Museum of Art
1986/1.166

Henri Salembier
Design for a Vertical Panel (1 of a set of 12)
1781
Museum Purchase
1959/2.68
Painting on cloth in an array of colors that depicts a religious scene.  There are assorted animals such as monkeys and cows with red hand prints on them.  <br />There is a river at the fore of the painting with flowers and lily pads in it.  The painting has a colorful floral border.
Indian (Indian (South Asian))
Picchvai
1700 – 1850
Gift from the collection of Robert B. Jacobs
2008/2.288
A brown, white, and yellow colored nephrite jade snuff bottle with carvings of a monkey and fish. &nbsp;&nbsp;
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Nephrite jade snuff bottle
1912 – 1949
Gift of Mr. Robert W. Coggan
1980/2.12

Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Carved ivory ball with interlaced monkeys (okimono)
1900 – 1940
Gift of Mr. Robert W. Coggan
1980/2.157
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