painting / album
Album of 63 paintings. Ink and colours on silk.
- Made in: Japan
- Height: 3.25 inches
- Width: 3.25 inches
'5. Butterfly, by Gan-rio'
'7. Court noble picking up cash. By Tosa Mitsu-atsu'
'8. Moth, by Ka-gen.'
'13a. Fuji-san, by Hana-ya.'
'14. Flying crane, by Tosa Mitsunori'
'16. Chinese lady. by Ron-shitsu.'
'18. date 1845'
'19. aged 66'
'20. Bamboo, by Kin-kwa.'
'23. Pupil of Mori Sosen'
'25. Bird, by Kin-kwa.'
'28. Plum, by Tetsu-ō.'
'30. Bamboo, by Bai-itsu.'
'32. Chrysanthemum, by Ungai'
'40. Bird & plumtree, by Shun-koku'
'49a. Landscape, by Kō-yen'
'52. Landscape by artist unknown (Hoso-nami is not painter's name)
'54. Pines by Shun-itsu.' (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).
- Jap.Ptg.2868 (Japanese Painting Number)
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Object reference number: JCF2271
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