Benten, from the series Comparison of the Treasures of the Seven Gods of Good Fortune (Fukujin takara awase)

「福人宝合」 弁財天

Japanese
Edo period
about 1795 (Kansei 7)
Artist Chôbunsai Eishi (Japanese, 1756–1829), Publisher Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), Eishi list, #33.4; Brandt, Hosoda Eishi (1977), fig. 73, list no. 195

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.6 x 25.5 cm (14 7/16 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4925

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Eishi zu
栄之図

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection