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Tigers Crossing a River
- Tigers Crossing a River
Painting, six-panel folding screen. Mother tiger carrying three cubs across a river. Ink, colour and gold-leaf on paper. Signed and sealed.
- Painted in: Kyoto
- Height: 153.5 centimetres
- Width: 352.8 centimetres
Inscription TransliterationOkyo utsusu
Inscription CommentSeal of previous owner
Inscription TransliterationOkyo no in
Reproduced in 'Nihon bijutsu gaho', vol 2, no. 5 (Oct. 1895). Apparently, originally had a companion screen of a male tiger, painted by Kano Tansaku.
2006 Oct 13-2007 Feb 11, BM Japanese Galleries, 'Japan from prehistory to the present'
2008 Oct-2009 Feb 15, BM Japanese Galleries, 'Japan from prehistory to the present'
Credit Line: Acquisition supported by the Brooke Sewell Bequest and the Art Fund. When exhibited at the Nihon Bijutsu Kyokai exhibition in 1895, was owned by Yamada Sozaemon; subsequently acquired in 1901 by the politician Hara Sankei.
- Jap.Ptg.Add.1277 (Japanese Painting Additional Number)
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Object reference number: JCF15854
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