- Museum number
Painting, hanging scroll. Samantabhadra (Monju Bosatsu) seated upon an elephant. Ink on silk. Sealed.
- Production date
Height: 26.75 inches
Width: 13.50 inches
- Curator's comments
- '1285. Not by Tanyu, whose seal has been forged & added later.'
'Painted by Nao-nobu. A good example.' (unattributed annotations in the specially interleaved Japanese Study Room copy of Anderson 1886)
- Not on display
- 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).
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Asia painting number: Jap.Ptg.593 (Japanese Painting Number)