Our Naval Forces in the Yellow Sea Firing at And Sinking Chinese Warships (Waga kantai Kôkai ni oite Shikan o uchi shizumeru no zu)

「我艦隊於黄海清艦撃沈之圖」

Japanese
Meiji era
1894 (Meiji 27), October
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), #34, photo p. 81; Smith, Kiyochika (exh. cat., Santa Barbara, 1988), #93; Okamoto, Impressions of the Front (1983), #25; Yoshida, Kiyochika (1964), #364

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 35.5 x 72.3 cm (14 x 28 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

2000.380.22a-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: 21.1765-7, 2000.380.22a-c

Signed

Kiyochika
清親

Markings

Artist's seal: Kobayashi

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection