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Benzaiten, the Goddess of Music and Good Fortune, and Fifteen Attendants

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Provenance

Prior to 1886 purchased by Ernest Francisco Fenollosa; 1886 purchased by Charles Goddard Weld from Ernest Fenollosa; 1911 bequeathed by Charles Goddard Weld to the Museum.

Credit Line

Fenollosa-Weld Collection

Benzaiten jugo doji zo

Japanese, Muromachi period, 14th–15th century

Catalogue Raisonné

Kajima Volume 1: Chapter 1, pg. 19: no. 118

Dimensions

88.6 x 36.0 cm (34 7/8 x 14 3/16 in.) (without painted mounting) (height x width)

Accession Number

11.4107

Medium or Technique

Panel; ink, color, and gold on silk

Collections

Asia

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