Our Torpedo Hitting a Russian Warship at the Great Naval Battle of Port Arthur (Ryojun no daikaisen ni Rokan ni waga suirai meichû suru no zu)

「旅順大海戰我水雷命中露艦之圖」

Japanese
Meiji era
1904 (Meiji 37), February 15
Artist Kobayashi Kiyochika (Japanese, 1847–1915), Publisher Matsuki Heikichi (Daikokuya) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hu et al, Conflicts of Interest (St. Louis exh. cat., 2016), #88; Smith, Kiyochika (exh. cat., Santa Barbara, 1988), #121

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych

Accession Number

2000.74a-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: 2000.74a-c, 2004.2176a-c

Signed

Kiyochika

清親

Markings

Artist's seals: Kobayashi, Kiyochika

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection