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Conserving a Japanese hanging scroll painting

The conservation and re-mounting of Kitagawa Utamaro’s hanging scroll, “Standing Courtesan Reading a Letter” and its silk mount (BM 2014,3048.1), was completed at the British Museum Hirayama studio in November 2016 thanks to generous support from the Sumitomo Foundation. The treatment was part of the Collaborative Project for Conservation of Japanese Paintings in the British […]