Birds and Flowers of Autumn and Winter by Unknown Artist

4 painted sliding panels called 'fusuma' - a partition between rooms.


Details

Medium:
Colour on paper heightened with gold
Art Fund grant:
£320 ( Total: £320)
Acquired in:
1937
Vendor:
Dr Burchard

From the Tonomine Temple near Nara. Momoyana period, syle of Kano School, attributed to Kano Sanraku. Birds and flowers round a pond.

Provenance

Collection of Kawaguchi

Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street, LONDON London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8299 www.britishmuseum.org

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