- From Influences of Travel series (India)
Oil on Canvas
30" H x 10 W x 1.5"d
Description: Lord Ganesh the Destroyer of Obstacles and the Lord of Beginnings is an elephant-headed human from Hindu iconography. A Ganesh is a gift for a new home, a new marriage, or any kind of a new beginning. To have a Ganesh means to have lots good luck and protection from obstacles.
This artwork depicts a enthroned Ganesh with his mouse companion with the Ghats of Varanasi behind. The falling Bodhi leaves and the hour glass are reminders of the unavoidable passage of time.