Lord Ganesha in His traditional iconography would add to the aesthetics of any Indian home. He is seated in lalitasana upon a throne of layered lotus petals. He is shashabhujadhari, the one possessed of (‘dhari’) six (‘shasha’) arms (‘bhuja’). Sacred implements in His posterior hands; the broken tusk in the anterior right, the left one raised in blessing. The foreground is flanked by a pair of mice, His vahana, flourishing their tails and holding up a laddoo each as an offering to their Lord. Above His head is gathered a bunch of coloured silken curtains held in place by a Kirtimukham motif.
A palette of riotous pastels makes up the form of Lord Ganesha. A composite of multiple, miniscule Ganesha figures, each part of His form is defined with the flourish of a charcoal pencil. Washed-out tints such as these against a canvas of pale ochre makes for a one-of-a-kind composition. The lines on the canvas are indicative of the folds along which the painting may be collapsed and carried or stored away.
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