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painting / handscroll

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1881,1210,0.1429

  • Description

    Painting, handscroll. Sketches for paintings of Japanese landscapes. Ink on paper.

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  • Producer name

  • Date

    • 18thC
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 724 inches
    • Width: 10 inches
  • Curator's comments

    In set with 1881,1210,0.1430

    'Painters unknown. Inferior copies of Tanyu.' (unattributed annotations in the specially interleaved Japanese Study Room copy of Anderson 1886)

  • Subjects

  • Associated places

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1881

  • Acquisition notes

    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).

  • Department

    Asia

  • Registration number

    1881,1210,0.1429

  • Additional IDs

    • Jap.Ptg.583 (Japanese Painting Number)

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