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'
10 October 2008
Reason for treatment
Reattachment of delaminating paper
Paper is delaminating in places.
Reattach delaminating papers with MC.
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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