- Museum number
- Object: Zengo Sekiheki zu 前後赤壁図 (First and Second Odes on the Red Cliff)
Paintings, pair of hanging scrolls. Landscapes with Su Shi and other scholars in boat under cliff. Ink and colour on silk. Signed and sealed.
- Production date
Height: 130.30 centimetres (each)
Width: 52.40 centimetres (each)
- Curator's comments
- Compare with another pair by the artist on the same theme in Tokyo National Museum, dated 1868 (A-1128).
- Not on display
- Associated titles
Associated Title: Ode on the Red Cliff
- 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.1921 (Japanese Painting Number)
Asia painting number: Jap.Ptg.1922 (Japanese Painting Number)