- Museum number
Object: Yujo Jigoku dayu zu
Object: Tokusan zo
Paintings, pair of hanging scrolls. Portrait of the Zen priest Ikkyu, and the courtesan Jigoku Reigan with scenes of Hell embroidered on her costume (including King Emma and the descent of Amida). Ink and colour on silk. Signed and sealed.
- Production date
Height: 125.80 centimetres (each)
Width: 53.50 centimetres (each)
- 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.1923 (Japanese Painting Number)
Asia painting number: Jap.Ptg.1924 (Japanese Painting Number)