Captain Higuchi, A Fierce Warrior, Ready to Lay Down His Life for Mercy's Sake at Fort Motianling (Môshô sei o nageutte Higuchi taii Matenrei o jin'ai o sutezu)

「猛将抛生不棄仁愛」

Japanese
Meiji era
1895 (Meiji 28), January 30
Artist Ôkura Kôtô (Japanese, died in 1910), Publisher Hasegawa Sumi (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 37 x 76.5 cm (14 9/16 x 30 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

2000.179a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Kôtô
耕濤

Markings

Artist's seal: Kôtô

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection