Illustration of the Invasion of China During Which Our Troops Fought Fiercely in Ice and Snow at Haicheng and Major-General Ôshima Bravely Faced the Enemy (Sei Shin gigun Kaijô seppyôchû no gekisen Ôshima shôshô yûsô taiteki no zu)

「征清義軍海城雪氷中之激戦大島少将勇壯對敵之圖」

Japanese
Meiji era
1895 (Meiji 28), March
Publisher Mizuno Asajiro (Japanese), Blockcutter Watanabe Yatarô (Hori Yata) (Japanese, 1850–1913), Printer Suri Nakajima (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Okamoto, Impressions of the Front (1983), #41; Tanba, Nishiki-e ni miru Meiji tennô to Meiji jidai (1966), #290

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 37.7 x 76.3 cm (14 13/16 x 30 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

2000.52a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Beisaku

Markings

Blockcutter's mark: Hori Yata
Printer's mark: Suri Nakajima
Artist's seal: Saku

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection