- Museum number
Hanging scroll. Cranes. Colours on silk.
According to the catalogue, signed.
- Production date
Height: 37.75 inches
Width: 13.63 inches
- Curator's comments
- '238. 光貞' 'Dated 3rd year of Bunkwa.' (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.265 (Japanese Painting Number)