Great Victory of Our Troops after a Fierce Battle at Jiuliancheng Hamatang; Depiction of the Death in Action of the Russian Third Marksman Division's Commander, Lieutenant General Kashtalinsky (Kyûrenjô Gamatô no gekisen waga gun taishô, Rokoku sogeki hôh

「九連城蛤蟆塘之激戰我軍大捷 露国狙撃歩兵第三師團長中將 カスタリスキー将軍戰死之圖」

Japanese
Meiji era
1904 (Meiji 37), printed May 20, published May 30
Artist Ohara Koson (Japanese, 1878–1945), Publisher Kanamaru Heizô (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Virgin et al., Japan at the Dawn of the Modern Age (MFA, 2001), #73, photo p. 125; Newland, Perée, & Schaap, Crows, Cranes & Camellias (2001), checklist no. K45.2, and fig. 11; Worcester, Battle's Light (1991), cat. no. 64

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 35.9 x 70.2 cm (14 1/8 x 27 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

2000.456a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Senko kinen Koson e (in eternal commemoration, picture by Koson)

Markings

Artist's seal: Koson

画家の印章: 古邨

Provenance

Previously owned by various dealers: primarily in London and Tokyo. Purchased between 1985-1999.

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection