Braving the Bitter Cold, Our Troops Set Up Camp at Yingkou (Eikô no genkan o okashite waga gun roei o haru no zu)

「冐營口嚴寒我軍張露榮之圖」

Japanese
Meiji era
1895 (Meiji 28)
Artist Kobayashi Kiyochika (Japanese, 1847–1915), Publisher Matsuki Heikichi (Daikokuya) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Virgin et al., Japan at the Dawn of the Modern Age (MFA, 2001), #48, photo p. 96; Shizuoka Mus., Kobayashi Kiyoshika (exh. cat., 1998), #110; Okamoto, Impressions of the Front (1983), #44; Yoshida, Kiyochika (1964), #368

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; overall: 36.9 x 71.8 cm (14 1/2 x 28 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.1768-70

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 21.1768 (right), 21.1769 (center), 21.1770 (left)

MFA impressions: 21.1768-70, 2000.419a-c, RES.23.335-7

Signed

Kiyochika (on left sheet)
清親

Markings

Artist's seals: Kiyo, Chika

Provenance

By 1911, purchased by William Sturgis Bigelow (b. 1850 – d. 1926), Boston [see note 1]; 1911, gift of Bigelow to the MFA. (Accession Date: August 3, 1911)

NOTES:
[1] Much of Bigelow's collection of Asian art was formed during his residence in Japan between 1882 and 1889, although he also made acquisitions in Europe and the United States. Bigelow deposited many of these objects at the MFA in 1890 before donating them to the Museum's collection at later dates.

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection