painting / hanging scroll
Painting, hanging scroll, one of set of three. Tobosaku (Dongfang Shuo). Ink and colours on silk. Signed and sealed.
- Made in: Japan
- Height: 93.5 centimetres
- Width: 30.6 centimetres
Inscription TransliterationBaikei Taira Tsugitane utsusu
Inscription TransliterationTsugitane no in
In set with 1881,1210,0.616 In set with 1881,1210,0.617
'Painted by Kaburaki Baikei, who died 3rd Jan 1803 (3rd year of Kyowa) aged 54.' 'Seal Tsugitane &' (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.1949 (Japanese Painting Number)
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Object reference number: JCF534
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