Captain Higuchi, in the Midst of the Attack, Personally Holds a Lost Chinese Child (Higuchi taii shingeki no toji mizukara Seishi no ishi o hôji suru no zu)

「樋口大尉進撃之途次自抱持清民遺兒之圖」

Japanese
Meiji era
1895 (Meiji 28)
Artist Ogata Gekkô (Japanese, 1859–1920), Publisher Matsuki Heikichi (Daikokuya) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Tanba, Nishiki-e ni miru Meiji tennô to Meiji jidai (1966), #293

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 37.8 x 73 cm (14 7/8 x 28 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.1546-8

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 21.1546 (right), 21.1547 (center), 21.1548 (left)

MFA impressions: 21.1546-8, 2000.183a-c, 2000.184a-c

Signed

Gekkô

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