Great Victory of Our Forces at the Battle of the Yellow Sea--First Illustration (Kôkai ni okeru wagagun no daishô, dai ichi zu)

「於黄海我軍大捷第一圖」

Japanese
Meiji era
1894 (Meiji 27), October
Artist Kobayashi Kiyochika (Japanese, 1847–1915), Publisher Fukuda Kumajirô (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Konishi, Nishiki-e 11 pp. 43-5; Tanba, Nishiki-e ni miru Meiji tennô to Meiji jidai (1966), #263; Asai, Kinsei nishiki-e sesôshi 7, pp. 88-9

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

2000.380.15a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

The text at lower left describes the activities of the Saikyô-maru under the command of Admiral Kabayama Sukenori, Chief of Naval General Staff.

Signed

Kiyochika

清親

Markings

Artist's seals: Kiyo, Chika

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection