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Painting, hanging scroll. Two lion dancers with audience of children. Ink and colours on silk. Signed and sealed.
- Made in: Japan
- Height: 10.37 inches
- Width: 21.87 inches
Inscription TransliterationSeisetsusai Tatsunobu hitsu
'Painted by Kanō Yei-toku (the later, not the early & famous master of that name). Se no.1223 for another paintimgs by this Yei-toku.' (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.1006 (Japanese Painting Number)
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Object reference number: JCF1180
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