Sketch. Bird. Ink and colours on paper.
- 1842 (circa)
- Made in: Japan
- Height: 12 inches
- Width: 17.5 inches
For a discussion of this group of sketches, see 加藤弘子、「鳩小禽等図」（東京国立博物館所蔵）の在外作品についてー「鳥類写生図」（大英博物館所蔵）を中心に、MUSEUM, no. 619 (Apr 2009), pp. 29-50.'2493 to 2522 Kano school.'
'Painted by two or three unknown artists of the Kano school.' (unattributed annotations in the specially interleaved Japanese Study Room copy of Anderson 1886)
Not on display
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.1143 (Japanese Painting Number)
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Object reference number: JCF2057
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