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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