A Sailor of Our Warship Sazanami Jumped onto the Deck of a Russian Ship. With a Thundering Cry, "Hey You!" He Cut at the Enemy Captain and Kicked Him into the Water. --In the Sea Battle near Port Arthur, March 10, 1904

(Waga Sazanami kan no suihei tekikan ni tobinori kanchô ni mukatte daikatsu issei "Kono yarô" to sakebi kitte umi ni keotosu, sangatsu tôka, Ryojun kaisen)
「我漣艦之水兵飛乘敵艦向艦長大喝一聲叫此野郎斬而蹴落於海 三月十日旅順海戦」

Japanese
Meiji era
1904 (Meiji 37), March 28
Artist Harada Kôkyo (Japanese, active 1894–1904), Publisher Matsuki Heikichi (Daikokuya) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 35.6 x 70 cm (14 x 27 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

2000.454a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Kôkyo

耕挙

Markings

Artist's seal: Kô

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection