Our Army's Great Victory at the Night Battle of Pyongyang (Heijô yasen wagahei daishôri)

「平壌野戦我兵大勝利」

Japanese
Meiji era
1894 (Meiji 27), September
Artist Kobayashi Toshimitsu (Japanese, active 1877–1904), Publisher Fukuda Kumajirô (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hu et al, Conflicts of Interest (St. Louis exh. cat., 2016), p. 13, fig. 3; Virgin et al., Japan at the Dawn of the Modern Age (MFA, 2001), #27, photo p. 73

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 37.1 x 74.3 cm (14 5/8 x 29 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2000.51a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 2000.51a-c, 2000.359a-c

Signed

Ôju Toshimitsu

応需年光

Markings

Artist's seal: Suidô shujin

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection