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  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Sketch. Bird. Ink and colours on paper.

  • Date

    • 1842 (circa)
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 12 inches
    • Width: 17.5 inches
  • Curator's comments

    For a discussion of this group of sketches, see 加藤弘子、「鳩小禽等図」(東京国立博物館所蔵)の在外作品についてー「鳥類写生図」(大英博物館所蔵)を中心に、MUSEUM, no. 619 (Apr 2009), pp. 29-50.'2493 to 2522 Kano school.'
    'Painted by two or three unknown artists of the Kano school.' (unattributed annotations in the specially interleaved Japanese Study Room copy of Anderson 1886)


  • Location

    Not on display

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • 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).

  • Department


  • Registration number


  • Additional IDs

    • Jap.Ptg.1143 (Japanese Painting Number)


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