Attack by our Torpedo Boats Outside Port Arthur Under Cover of Darkness, No. 2 from the series True Depictions of the Russo-Japanese War (Nichiro sensô ... zu)

"The Night Attack on the Russian Fleet by Japanese Topedo Boats. The Illustration of the War between Japan and Russia (No.2)"
「暗夜ニ乗シ我水雷艇旅順港外之敵艦撃破之図」

Japanese
Meiji era
1904 (Meiji 37), printed March 7, published March 10
Artist Tanaka Ryôzô (Japanese), Publisher Shôbidô (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sharf, The Art of Propanganda (Portsmouth Athenaeum, 2005), #12

Dimensions

Sheet: 45.7 x 61 cm (18 x 24 in.)

Accession Number

2008.550

Medium or Technique

Lithograph; ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

According to the inscriptions in the left margin, Tanaka Ryôzô of the Shôbidô firm was both artist and publisher.

Provenance

Purchased by Fred Sharf; 2008, given by Fred Sharf to the MFA

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection