In the Battle of Nanshan Lieutenant Shibakawa Matasaburô Led His Men, Holding up a Rising Sun War Fan (Nanzan no eki, chûi Shibakawa Matasaburô-kun jintô ni tachi kyokujitsu gunsen o sasagete shisotsu o shiki su)

「南山之役中尉柴川又三郎君立陣頭捧旭日軍扇指揮士卒」

Japanese
Meiji era
1904 (Meiji 37)
Artist Ogata Gessan (Japanese, 1887–1967)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hu et al, Conflicts of Interest (St. Louis exh. cat., 2016), #106; Virgin et al., Japan at the Dawn of the Modern Age (MFA, 2001), #75, photo p. 127

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 35.9 x 70.4 cm (14 1/8 x 27 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

2000.448a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Gessan

月三

Markings

Artist's seal: Gessan

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection