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Sarasvati
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Sarasvati


Description Provenance Credit
Description Sarasvati is a Hindu goddess, adopted as a goddess of learning and the performing arts by Buddhists. Here, she sits on a lotus rising from the water and plays a central Asian lute - not a "vina," as would be the case in India.
Provenance John and Berthe Ford, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 2002, by gift.
Credit Gift of John and Berthe Ford, 2002

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Period
ca. 1500
Medium
ink and opaque watercolor on silk
(Painting & Drawing)
Accession Number
35.292
Measurements
H: 18 5/16 x W: 14 1/16 in. (46.51 x 35.72 cm)
Geographies
  • Tibet (Place of Origin)
  • China (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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