Illustration of the Landing and Advance to Weihaiwei (Ikaiei jôriku shingun no zu)

「威海衛上陸進軍之圖」

Japanese
Meiji era
1895 (Meiji 28)
Artist Kobayashi Kiyochika (Japanese, 1847–1915), Publisher Takekawa Seikichi (Sawamuraya Seikichi) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hu et al, Conflicts of Interest (St. Louis exh. cat., 2016), #51; Tanba, Nishiki-e ni miru Meiji tennô to Meiji jidai (1966), #287; Virgin et al., Japan at the Dawn of the Modern Age (MFA, 2001), #55, photo p. 103; Yoshida, Kiyochika (1964), #133

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 35.8 x 71.6 cm (14 1/8 x 28 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

2000.418a-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: 68.805-7, 2000.418a-c

Signed

Kiyochika

清親

Markings

Artist's seal: Kiyochika

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection