Lieutenant Commander Yamanaka, Chief Gunner of Our Ship Fuji, Fights Fiercely in the Naval Battle at the Entrance to Port Arthur (Ryojunkô no kaisen ni waga Fuji hôjutsuchô Yamanaka shôsa funsen)

「旅順口の海戰に我冨士艦砲術長山中少佐奮戰の図」

Japanese
Meiji era
1904 (Meiji 37), March
Artist Migita Toshihide (Japanese, 1863–1925), Publisher Akiyama Buemon (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

MFA/Geidai, Double Impact (2015), #129; Virgin et al., Japan at the Dawn of the Modern Age (MFA, 2001), #64, photo p. 116 (this impression)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 35.8 x 70.1 cm (14 1/8 x 27 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

2000.75a-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: 2000.75a-c, RES.51.81a-c

Signed

Ôju Gosai ga

Markings

Artist's seal: Toshihide no in

Provenance

Purchased between 1985 and 1999, probably in London or Tokyo; 2000, gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. (Accession Date: January 26, 2000)

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection