Hurrah! Hurrah! For the Great Japanese Empire! Great Victory for Our Troops in the Assault on Seonghwan (Dai Nihon teikoku banbanzai: Seikan shûgeki waga gun taishô no zu)

「大日本帝國萬々歳 成歡襲撃和軍大捷之圖」

Japanese
Meiji era
1894 (Meiji 27), August
Artist Mizuno Toshikata (Japanese, 1866–1908), Publisher Akiyama Buemon (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Kang Duksang, ed., Nishiki-e no naka no Chôsen to Chûgoku (2007), #75; Virgin et al., Japan at the Dawn of the Modern Age (MFA, 2001), #26, photo p. 71; Okamoto, Impressions of the Front (1983), #4; Chaikin, Sino-Japanese War (1983), no. 18, photo p. 129

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 35.2 x 71 cm (13 7/8 x 27 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

2000.435a-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: 2000.435a-c, RES.27.180a-c

Signed

Ôju Toshikata saku

応需年方作

Markings

Artist's seal: Ôsai shujin

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection