Shinobazu Benten Shrine

「しのはす弁天」

Japanese
Edo period
Artist Shôtei Hokuju (Japanese, 1763–1824)


Dimensions

Horizontal chûban; 18.6 x 26 cm (7 5/16 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.5353

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 21.5353, RES.49.85

Signed

Hokuju ga
北寿画

Provenance

Between 1906 and 1909, acquired by Mr. and Mrs. John Osgood (Elizabeth Cameron) Blanchard in Japan; April 1916, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding at Blanchard sale, American Art Galleries, New York; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection