The Goddess Benzaiten Appears to Hôjô Tokimasa at Enoshima

江の島弁財天と北条時政

Japanese
Edo period
1833 (Tenpô 4)
Artist Aoigaoka Keisei (Japanese, active 1820s–1830s)


Catalogue Raisonné

Forrer, Surimono (2013), #350 (bottom sheet only); Chiba Museum, Edo no surimono (1997), #266; Rijksmuseum cat. III, Hokusai and His School (1982), #197 (bottom sheet only)

Dimensions

Shikishiban; 20.8 x 17.4 cm (8 3/16 x 6 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

53.2730

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (surimono); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

The top sheet of an incomplete upright diptych showing the goddess appearing to Hôjô Tokimasa.

MFA impressions: 11.20069VR (11.20069, 11.20644); 53.2730 (top sheet only)

Signed

Keisei

渓栖

Provenance

1953, gift of Mrs. Jared K. Morse to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 10, 1953)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Jared K. Morse in memory of Charles J. Morse