Hanoman and Surya
The white monkey Hanoman, told by his mother, Anjani, to find and eat only the ripest, reddest fruit, awakens hungry and leaps to the horizon and the rising sun, mistaking it for the fruit of his mother’s instructions. Surya, astride Aruna, informs him of his error. The supreme god, Sanghyang Widi, flanked by protective naga, witnesses the scene from above left.
44 cm x 54.5 cm
Acrylic on canvas
Previously in the David Irons Collection