- Museum number
Object: Realm of Human Beings - Suffering of the Human Realm II
Series: Rokudo-e (Six Realms of Birth)
Painting, hanging scroll. Aspects of human suffering: fire, poverty, war, death of loved ones (mother, wife, child). Ink and colour on paper. Inscribed.
- Production date
Height: 193 centimetres (mount)
Height: 152.60 centimetres
Width: 69 centimetres (mount)
Width: 67 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- In set with 1881,1210,0.68.JA
In set with 1881,1210,0.69
In set with 1881,1210,0.70.JA
In set with 1881,1210,0.71.JA
In set with 1881,1210,0.72.JA
In set with 1881,1210,0.73.JA
In set with 1881,1210,0.74.JA
In set with 1881,1210,0.76.JA
In set with 1881,1210,0.77.JA
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
2000 26 Jun-24 Sep, London, BM, Japanese Galleries, 'Japan Time'
2009 Oct 25-2010 Feb 14, BM Japanese Galleries, 'Japan from prehistory to the present'
2012 Oct - 2013 Apr, BM Japanese Galleries, 'Japan from prehistory to the present'
- 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.9 (Japanese Painting Number)