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This is a figure painting on a hanging scroll. There are many colors present with the background generally of a brown hue and the figure containing predominantly black and white with many intricate and colorful details. The figure is centered in the middle and looks to the right of the scroll (the viewer's left). The woman holds one hand up to her shoulder (holding the outermost layer of her kimono) while the other lies at her side. The kimono she is wearing has many layers. Most notable is the outer white layer lined with a bright red with a colorful floral pattern. The black layer has a circular design that covers a light blue layer. Her obi is a darker gray with a blue floral and circular pattern. Her geta have blue straps. There is a signature at the bottom right corner which is followed by a red stamp. 
Torii Kiyonobu
1925 – 1935
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
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
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

Alexander Brook (American (North American))
Nude on a Navajo Blanket
1930 – 1932
Gift of The Ann Arbor Art Association, in memory of Ruby S. Churchhill
Two nude women, a telephone, and a car crash are rendered in graphite on a red ground. Any suggestion of narrative is subverted through abrupt changes in scale and a flattened-out, depthless pictorial space.
David Salle
Untitled (Dark Red)
Gift of the Lannan Foundation in Honor of the Pelham Family
A sculptor and model looking at a small sculpture.
Alessandro Mastro-Valerio
The Artist in his Studio
1887 – 1953
Gift of Herbert H. Twining

Burhan Cahit Doğançay (Turkish (culture or style))
Nude No. 097
Anonymous Gift

Burhan Cahit Doğançay (Turkish (culture or style))
Nude No. 010
Anonymous Gift
Black and white image of a woman laying on her side, facing away from the viewer.&nbsp;
Burhan Cahit Doğançay (Turkish (culture or style))
Nude No. 034
Anonymous Gift

Burhan Cahit Doğançay (Turkish (culture or style))
Nude No. 050
Anonymous Gift
Painting of a nude woman with blonde hair looking over her shoulder at the painter.
March Avery (American (North American))
Scandinavian Nude
Gift of Ken and Gay Strobel
This work is a double-sided page from a bound album. The painting, depicting a Hindu ascetic walking with his dog in a pastoral landscape, has been placed in a border, decorated with a floral scroll painted in gold on a blue or pale orange ground; a similar border surrounds a calligraphy panel on the reverse side.  The border and the calligraphy panel are both somewhat later in date than the painting itself.<br />The painting of the ascetic and his dog is pasted onto an album page.  It is surrounded by a series of gold floral borders alternating blue and saffron-colored backgrounds.  Wearing a brown poncho-like garment and carrying a fan in his right hand and a bag of his belongings, the lead attached to his white dog, and some tools in his left, he strides through the landscape.  He wears sandals and has long brown matted locks of hair and a graying beard.  The landscape consists of intersecting rounded forms in shades of green and yellow, surmounted by trees along the top and with a larger blue-foliaged tre
Indian;Mughal (Indian (South Asian))
A wandering Shaivite ascetic with his dog
1567 – 1632
Museum purchase, Acquisition Fund