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Benzaiten, the Goddess of Music and Good Fortune

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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 zo

Japanese, Muromachi period, 15th century

Catalogue Raisonné

Kajima Volume 1: Chapter 1, pg. 19: no. 122

Dimensions

93 x 38.8 cm (36 5/8 x 15 1/4 in.) (height x width)

Accession Number

11.4081

Medium or Technique

Hanging scroll; ink, color, and gold on silk

Collections

Asia

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