Braving the Snow, Our Troops Capture the Stronghold at Weihaiwei (Yuki o okashite, waga gun Ikaiei no kenrui o nuku zu)

「冒雪我軍抜威海衛之堅壘圖」

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Yoshida, Kiyochika (1964), #137

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 35.7 x 71.5 cm (14 1/16 x 28 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

2000.252a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 21.1780-2, 2000.252a-c, RES.23.270-2

Signed

Kiyochika
清親

Markings

Artist's seal: Kobayashi Kiyochika

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection