- Museum number
Hanging scroll. Eagle. Painted in ink on silk.
- Production date
Height: 45.25 inches
Width: 20.87 inches
- Curator's comments
- In set with 1881,1210,0.10
'9 and 10. Not in the style of Muh Ki, whose brush work is more subtle in its gradations.'
'Painted probably by Lin Liang (Jap. Rin-riō) of the Ming dynasty. Cf. Nos 26 and 27.' (unattributed annotations in the specially interleaved Japanese Study Room copy of Anderson 1886)
YPL 5 Nov 2019: Previously dated 1488-1505.
- 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: Ch.Ptg.81 (Chinese Painting Number)