A Great Attack in the Snow on the Battery of the Hundred Foot Cliff at Weihaiwei (Ikaiei hyakusekigai hôdai setchû dai kôgeki)

「威海衛百尺崖砲臺雪中大攻撃旧鹿児島藩士第十一 長大寺少将奮闘勇戦之圖」

Japanese
Meiji era
1895 (Meiji 28), February
Artist Utagawa Kokunimasa (Ryûa) (Japanese, 1874–1944), Publisher Katada Chôjirô (Hori Chô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych

Accession Number

2000.102a-c

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Subtitle: The Valiant and Ferocious Fighting of Major General Ôdera, Commander of the 11th Brigade and Former Samurai of Kagoshima Domain (Kyû Kagoshima hanshi Dai jûichi ryodanchô Ôdera shôshô funtô yûsen no zu)

Signed

Kokunimasa

小国政

Provenance

Various dealers: primarily in London and Tokyo. Purchased between 1985-1999.

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection