Our Army Attacks the Chinese Camp at Pyongyang (Waga gun Heijô no seiei o osou)

「我軍平壤清榮襲」

Japanese
Meiji era
1894 (Meiji 27)
Artist Kobayashi Kiyochika (Japanese, 1847–1915), Publisher Matsuki Heikichi (Daikokuya) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Virgin et al., Japan at the Dawn of the Modern Age (MFA, 2001), #24, photo p. 67; Smith, Kiyochika (exh. cat., Santa Barbara, 1988), #92; Chaikin, The Sino-Japanese War (1983), cat. no. 26, photo p. 134; Yoshida, Kiyochika (1964), #130

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 35.6 x 72.1 cm (14 x 28 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

2000.222a-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: 2000.222a-c, 2016.1334

Signed

Kiyochika
清親

Markings

Artist's seals: Kiyo, Chika

Provenance

Previously owned by various dealers: primarily in London and Tokyo. Purchased between 1985-1999.

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection