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painting

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1881,1210,0.1517

  • Description

    Painting, unmounted screen. Chinese scene with woman, eight children at play, dog and plum tree in blossom. Ink and colours on paper. Signed and sealed.

  • Producer name

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 1856-1862
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 116 centimetres
    • Width: 211 centimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        signature
      • Inscription Transliteration

        Hokkio Kadzu-nobu
      • Inscription Type

        mark
      • Inscription Comment

        seal
  • Curator's comments

    '1517. A very good example.' (unattributed annotation in the specially interleaved Japanese Study Room copy of Anderson 1886)

  • Location

    Not on display

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1881

  • 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

    Asia

  • Registration number

    1881,1210,0.1517

  • Additional IDs

    • Jap.Ptg.994 (Japanese Painting Number)

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