screen / painting
Painting, two-panel screen. Scholars in a landscape. Ink and colours on paper, mounted on a board (probably a tea-screen).
- Made in: Japan
- Height: 46 centimetres (painting)
- Width: 146 centimetres (painting)
- Height: 59.5 centimetres (screen)
- Width: 161 centimetres (screen)
Not on display
8 October 1995
Reason for treatment
Remove backing card. Make into two-fold screen.
Paintings on maniaishi paper. This paper in poor condition with many holes and skinned areas on verso .
Pigment consolidated using Nikawa 1% sol.by 2. Remove paintings from backing card using bamboo spatula. Paintings prepared for removal of first lining paper. Repaired using maniaishi paper toned with yasha. Relined using Mino 1.8 and dilute wheat starch paste. After drying, prepared for karibari [drying board] . Placed on karibari. Retouching using Winsor + Newton Watercolours . Two wooden core lattice frames prepared: Honeshibari; Dobari; Minokake; Minoshibari; Mimisuki; Hane; Ukekake 1; Ukekake 2; . Attach paintings, attach oberi, attach decorative backing papers. Carpenter fitted wooden edging, unfortunately causing stress on paper hinges thus weakening the structure and its operation considerably.
Credit Line: Purchased with a contribution from the Brooke Sewell Bequest.
- Jap.Ptg.Add.1021 (Japanese Painting Additional Number)
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Object reference number: JCF16010
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