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  • Description

    Painting, hanging scroll. Two lion dancers with audience of children. Ink and colours on silk. Signed and sealed.

  • Producer name

  • Date

    • 1800-1880
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 10.37 inches
    • Width: 21.87 inches
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

      • Inscription Transliteration

        Seisetsusai Tatsunobu hitsu
      • Inscription Type

      • Inscription Comment

  • Curator's comments

    '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)

  • Location

    Not on display

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • 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).

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  • Registration number


  • Additional IDs

    • Jap.Ptg.1006 (Japanese Painting Number)
Hanging scroll. Two lion dancers with audience of children. Colours on silk. According to the catalogue, signed and seal.


Hanging scroll. Two lion dancers with audience of children. Colours on silk. According to the catalogue, signed and seal.

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