A Remarkable Episode in the Glory of the Divine Land Japan (Shinkoku meiyo kidan)

「神國名譽奇談」

Japanese
Meiji era
1894 (Meiji 27)
Artist Utagawa Kokunimasa (Ryûa) (Japanese, 1874–1944), Publisher Sawa Hisajirô (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hu et al, Conflicts of Interest (St. Louis exh. cat., 2016), #38; Okamoto, Impressions of the Front (1983), #31; Konishi, p. 102; Asai 7, pp. 98-9; Chaikin, The Sino-Japanese War (1983), pp. 150-1

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 35.5 x 72.3 cm (14 x 28 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

2000.380.24a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Yôshû Kokunimasa

Markings

Artist's seal: Baidô

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection