Current Location:
Building C (DEV) -> 2nd Floor (DEV; C)
Location Notes:
DEV; Building C; 2nd fl; Betweem Rm. 281C and Rm. 283C

“The Seven Gods of Good Luck“ by Teisai Hokuba

Artwork
Identifier:
2014.79.13
Credit:
GVSU Collection
Medium:
Poster reproduction of original 1844 painting on silk
Date:
2014
Dimensions:
Artworks - Height: 16 in Width: 20 in
Description:
Woman on bull followed by line of old men and children. Mountain landscape in the background.
Historical Context:
The original painting is at the British Museum. The scene, created with ink on silk, represents the Seven Gods of Good Luck at Enoshima. Benzaiten is featured seated on ox, taking ride along Shichiri-ga-hama, accompanied by remaining Lucky Gods and Chinese boys. At a distance, Mt Fuji can be seen directly behind Enoshima.