Description Hotei is one of the seven gods of good fortune. He is most often depicted with his bag of treasures. He is behind the bag, leaning forward onto it. Hotei developed from both Taoist and Buddhist beliefs.
- The Taste of Maryland: Art Collecting in Maryland 1800-1934. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1984.
Provenance William T. / Henry Walters Collection, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by William T. or Henry Walters
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