Benzaiten Playing Lute

弁財天

Japanese
Edo period
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro II (Japanese, ?–1831?)


Dimensions

17.1 x 22.2 cm (6 3/4 x 8 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

54.274

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (sumizuri with usuzumi); ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Utamaro hitsu
歌麿筆

Markings

No censor's seal
No publisher's mark
改印:なし
版元:なし

Provenance

1954, by exchange from Worcester Art Museum to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 8, 1954)

Credit Line

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston—Worcester Art Museum exchange, made possible through the Special Korean Pottery Fund, Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution, and Smithsonian Institution—Chinese Expedition, 1923–24