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Painting, hanging scroll. Long-tailed birds, quails, and kingfisher and cherry blossom, wisteria, peonies and irises by a stream. Ink and colour on paper. Sealed.
- Production date
Height: 190 centimetres (mount)
Height: 139 centimetres
Width: 104 centimetres (mount)
Width: 80.30 centimetres
- Curator's comments
This work is discussed by Rosina Buckland in Shimohara Miho, ed., Kinsei Yamato-e saiko: Nichi, Ei, Bei sorezore no shiten kara (Brucke, 2013), pp. 177-192.
'Painted by Yama-na Kwan-gi, a contemporary artist. Seals Yama-na and Kwangi.' (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).
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- Additional IDs
Asia painting number: Jap.Ptg.298 (Japanese Painting Number)