Lieutenant General Shirakawa Shin'ichirô Fights Fiercely at the Battle of Gaiping, Suffering Many Wounds (Chûjô Shirakawa Shin'ichirô, Gaiheisen yûsen funsen mi ni sûsô o kômuru zu), from the series The Japanese Spirit (Yamatodamashii)

「日本魂 中尉白川震一郎 蓋平戦勇進奮戦身数創を蒙図」

Japanese
Meiji era
1895 (Meiji 28), April
Artist Ôkura Kôtô (Japanese, died in 1910), Other artist Artist Unidentified, Japanese, Publisher Hasegawa Sumi (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

The series, bound as an album (this design not illustrated): Hu et al, Conflicts of Interest (St. Louis exh. cat., 2016), #67.2

Dimensions

Vertical ôban

Accession Number

2000.92

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Most of the prints in this series have the signatures of pupils of Kôtô, beginninig with the character “Kô,” in the insets; but the individual signatures have not yet been identified.

Signed

Kôtô (on main image); signature of student "Kô..." in inset
耕濤

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection