painting / handscroll
Short handscroll. Gods of Wealth, Prosperity and Long Life. Ink and colours on silk.
- Found/Acquired: China
- Height: 33.8 centimetres (image)
- Height: 39.8 centimetres (scroll)
- Length: 75.2 centimetres (scroll)
- Length: 96 centimetres (scroll)
Inscription Content鈐印：郭曾惠印（Guo Cenghui yin）
Inscription Comment1 seal carved in intaglio (白文).
'Painted by (Jap. Ho-sen). Signed (Jap. haku-shi Ho-sen). Two seals.' (unattributed annotations in the specially interleaved Japanese Study Room copy of Anderson 1886)
The collection of over 2,000 Japanese and Chinese paintings assembled by Prof. William Anderson during his residency in Japan, 1873-1880, was acquired by the Museum in 1881. The items were not listed in the register, but rather were published separately as the 'Descriptive and Historical Catalogue of a Collection of Japanese and Chinese Paintings in the British Museum' (Longmans & Co, 1886).
- Ch.Ptg.333 (Chinese Painting Number)
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