Hokkei: Surimono of Benten Playing the Biwa (Sold)

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Artist: Totoya Hokkei
Title: Benten Playing the Biwa
Date: 1828

With a monkey and rat holding up the calendar before her, Benten, the Goddess of the Arts is shown in elaborately garbed in garments fringed with silver and blue. At her side is the fukujuso plant a traditional sign of the New Year.

Condition: Excellent impression and color. Very good condition. Backed.
Dimensions: 20.8 x 17.9 cm
Publisher: Privately published
Literature: Harvard Art Museum
Signature: Hokkei