- Museum number
Painting, hanging scroll. Carp. Ink and light colours on silk. Signed, sealed and dated.
- Production date
- 1783 (Tenmei)
Height: 128 centimetres (mount)
Height: 36 centimetres
Width: 70 centimetres (mount)
Width: 48.70 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- '2252. Rather better executed than No.2251, but not genuine.' (unattributed annotation in the specially interleaved Japanese Study Room copy of Anderson 1886)
- Not on display
- The mount overall is somewhat worn.
- 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.2402.b (Japanese Painting Number)