Chinese Peace Negotiators Come to Japan for Talks (Shinkoku kôwashi raichô danpan no zu)

「清國媾和使来朝談判之圖」

Japanese
Meiji era
1895 (Meiji 28), March
Artist Utagawa Kokunimasa (Ryûa) (Japanese, 1874–1944)


Catalogue Raisonné

Kang Duksang, ed., Nishiki-e no naka no Chôsen to Chûgoku (2007), #112; Sharf, Imaging Meiji (1997), #28, no photo

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 35.7 x 69.1 cm (14 1/16 x 27 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

2000.514a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Kokunimasa

小国政

Markings

Blockcutter's mark: Matsumoto Hori Jin

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection