Fierce Attack by Japanese Forces against Pyongyang (Nichigun Heijô dai-shingeki no zu)

「日軍平壤大進撃之圖」

Japanese
Meiji era
1894 (Meiji 27)
Artist Ôkura Kôtô (Japanese, died in 1910)


Catalogue Raisonné

Okamoto, Impressions of the Front (1983), #15 (artist's name given as Kôshû); Chaikin, The Sino-Japanese War (1983), cat. no. 31, photo p. 139

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 35.5 x 72.3 cm (14 x 28 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

2000.380.1a-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: 2000.190a-c, 2000.380.01a-c

Signed

Kôtô

Markings

Artist's seal: Kôtô
耕濤

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection