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Painting, hanging scroll. Pair of long-tailed fowl on aronia with rose braches. Ink and colour on silk. Signed and sealed.
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Height: 131.60 centimetres
Width: 49.70 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Hizo Nihon bijutsu taikan Vol 3
Mori Ransai (1740-1801) was a painter of the Nanpin school active in the mid-Edo period. The two long-tailed fowl in the picture are almost certainly intended to represent a pair of male and female birds. The same combination of long-tailed fowl and aronia, together with rocks, is frequently found in Chinese painting; the present picture substitutes roses for the rocks, but may be considered as a variation on the well-worn theme.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
2008 18 Feb-1 Jun, London, BM, Japanese Galleries, 'Japan from prehistory to the present'
2011 Jun-Oct, London, BM, Japanese Galleries, 'Japan from prehistory to the present'
2017 Apr-Dec, London, BM, Japanese Galleries, 'Japan from prehistory to the present'
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- Additional IDs
Asia painting number: Jap.Ptg.Add.585 (Japanese Painting Additional Number)