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The Goddess Benten Holding a Biwa and a Young Man Holding a Shoulder Drum, from the series "Comparing the Smiles of the Lucky Gods (Fukujin egao kurabe)"

A work made of color woodblock print; koban.
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  • A work made of color woodblock print; koban.

Date:

late 1780s

Artist:

Katsukawa Shunsho 勝川 春章
Japanese, 1726–1792

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Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of Asia

Artist

Katsukawa Shunsho

Title

The Goddess Benten Holding a Biwa and a Young Man Holding a Shoulder Drum, from the series "Comparing the Smiles of the Lucky Gods (Fukujin egao kurabe)"

Origin

Japan

Date

1785–1789

Medium

Color woodblock print; koban

Dimensions

22.5 × 16.7 cm (8 7/8 × 6 9/16 in.)

Credit Line

Frederick W. Gookin Collection

Reference Number

1939.745

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