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Painting, hanging scroll. Guan Yu. Ink and colours on silk. Signed and sealed.
[Jap.Ptg.1886, image a] -
[Jap.Ptg.1886, image b] -
[Jap.Ptg.1886, image c] -
[Jap.Ptg.1886, image T] -
- Made in: Japan
- Height: 106 centimetres
- Width: 43 centimetres
Inscription TransliterationBunpyo utsusu
'853. 文豹 'cultured leopard'' (unattributed annotation 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.1886 (Japanese Painting Number)
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