Japanese Suicide Squads Fight Bravely in the Naval Battle at Port Arthur during the Russo-Japanese War (Nichiro Ryojunkô kaisen Nihon kesshitai yûsen)

"The Japanese Blockaders Fighting With Great Bravery at Port Arthur"
「日露旅順港海戦日本決死隊勇戦ス」

Japanese
Meiji era
1904 (Meiji 37)
Artist Artist Unidentified, Japanese


Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 34.5 x 75.6 cm (13 9/16 x 29 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2000.85a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Possibly Kiritani Senrin (1876-1932)

Signed

Sen...?

Markings

Artist's seal: Nansai

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection