Illustration of the Naval Battle Capturing Haiyang Island (Kaiyôtô senryô kaisen no zu)

「海洋嶋占領海戦之図」

Japanese
Meiji era
1894 (Meiji 27)
Artist Ogata Gekkô (Japanese, 1859–1920), Publisher Sasaki Toyokichi (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Virgin et al., Japan at the Dawn of the Modern Age (MFA, 2001), #36, photo p. 83

Dimensions

Vertical ôban tetraptych; 37.46 x 96.52 cm (14 3/4 x 38 in.)

Accession Number

2000.404a-d

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Gekkô
月耕

Markings

Artist's seal: Yôji fûka (peaceful government; enlightenment through virtue)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection