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Goddess Benten playing sugoroku with a child: P.346-1937

An image of Surimono

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Goddess Benten playing sugoroku with a child


Hiroshige, Utagawa (Designer)


Surimono. Colour print from woodblocks, with metallic pigment and blind embossing. Probably 1821. Poetry by Fûgetsuan Yûshun and Wainandô.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1937) by Barron, E. Evelyn


19th century
Production date: circa CE 1821

School or Style

Japanese Ukiyo-e

Techniques used in production

Woodcut : Metallic pigment and blind embossing
Colour printing

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.346-1937
Primary reference Number: 182287
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 17 February 2021 Last processed: Sunday 28 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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