The Shrine of Benzaiten at Shinobazu (Shinobazu Benzaiten), from the series Visiting the Shrines of the Seven Gods of Good Fortune in Edo (Edo Shichifukujin mairi)

「江都七福神まいり しのばず弁財天」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1792 (Kansei 4)
Artist Torii Kiyomasa (Japanese, 1776–1817), Publisher Tsutaya Jûzaburô (Kôshodô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hirano, Kiyonaga (1939), #C1; the right sheet of the triptych: Ukiyo-e taisei 10 (1930), #405

Dimensions

Vertical chûban diptych; 25 x 18.8 cm (9 13/16 x 7 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

54.1506-7

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Diptych (two left sheets of triptych): 54.1506 (left), 54.1507 (right)

Signed

Torii Kiyonaga segare Kiyomasa ga (on each sheet)

鳥居清長倅清政画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame

改印:極

Provenance

1954, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frederic Langenbach to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 9, 1954)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frederic Langenbach in memory of Charles Hovey Pepper