"Our Ship, the Sazanami, seized the enemy warship, which was about to sink because of leakage of water. Brave sailors on our ship removed the battle flag at risk of their lives. March 10, 1904."

「我漣艦捕獲之敵艦為漏水将沈没我艦之勇兵冒険撤去軍旗之図」

Japanese
Meiji era
1904 (Meiji 37), April
Artist Harada Kôkyo (Japanese, active 1894–1904), Publisher Matsuki Heikichi (Daikokuya) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 35.5 x 70.2 cm (14 x 27 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

2000.71a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Ôju Kôkyo ga
耕挙画

Markings

Artist's seals: top: Ko; bottom: Gyo

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection