Captain Awata (Awata Taii)

「粟田大尉」

Japanese
Meiji era
1895 (Meiji 28), July 7
Artist Mizuno Toshikata (Japanese, 1866–1908), Publisher Akiyama Buemon (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Okamoto, Impressions of the Front (1983), #81

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 35.6 x 71.4 cm (14 x 28 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

2000.440a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Hôkôtô kôgeki no sai seiryûtô o kakageru dai no ônôkô ni deaitari. Tadachi ni watari ai kare no gôtô taii no komekami o kasûrishimô kussezu tsukiiri migoto nashiwari ni seraru mikata no kassai shibaraku wa narimô yamazari shi t...

Signed

Ôju Toshikata sha
応需年方写

Markings

Artist's seal: Toshikata

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection