Ganesha

The Playful Protector

Ganesha, 600s-700s, Cambodia. Sandstone; 29 x 25 in. Lent by the National Museum of Cambodia.

Six-Armed Dancing God Ganesha, 1000s–1100s, India. Stone; 24.5 x 14.5 x 4.5 in. Denver Art Museum: Museum purchase. 1968.24

Three of the Seven Mother Goddesses and God Ganesha, 800s–900s, India. Stone; 22.75 x 24.75 x 9 in. Denver Art Museum: Museum exchange for the Charles Bayly Jr. and Walter C. Mead Collections. 1964.24

Shiva and Incarnations of Vishnu, 1700s, Nepal. Oil pigments on canvas; 24.75 x 79.75 in. Denver Art Museum: Gift of Eleanor Manning. 1957.93

Ganesha: The Playful Protector is organized by the Denver Art Museum in collaboration with the National Museum of Cambodia. It is presented with the generous support of the donors to the Annual Fund Leadership Campaign and the citizens who support the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD). Promotional support is provided by 5280 Magazine, CBS4, Comcast Spotlight, and The Denver Post.