May 1, 1904 Our Army Occupied Jiuliyu, Hushan and Jiuliancheng-- It Is Worth Boasting to the World about the Bravery of Our Soldiers (Meiji sanjûshichi nen gogatsu tsuitachi waga gun Kurishima oyobi Kosan narabini Kyûrenjô...)

「明治卅七年五月壱日我軍九里嶋及ヒ虎山并二九連城占領ス我兵ノ勇猛ヲ世界二誇ル二足ル」

Japanese
Meiji era
1904 (Meiji 37), May
Artist Utagawa Kokunimasa (Ryûa) (Japanese, 1874–1944), Publisher Fukuda Hatsujirô (Japanese), Blockcutter Watanabe Takisaburô (Japanese, 1876–1947)


Catalogue Raisonné

Virgin et al., Japan at the Dawn of the Modern Age (MFA, 2001), #72, photo p. 124

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 35.8 x 71 cm (14 1/8 x 27 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

2000.462a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Ryûa

柳蛙

Markings

Artist's seal: Ryûa

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection