Our Troops Occupy the Fortress at Huangjinshan in the Battle of Lüshunkou [=the Battle of Port Arthur] (Wagahei Ryojunkô Ôgonzan hôrui senryô)

「我兵旅順口黄金山砲壘占領」

Japanese
Meiji era
1894 (Meiji 27)
Artist Ozaki Toshitane (Japanese, active about 1882–1897)


Catalogue Raisonné

Genshoku ukiyo-e dai hyakka jiten 2 (1982), #362

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 35.5 x 69.4 cm (14 x 27 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

2000.108a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Publication information in left margin, cut off of this impression (and only partly visible in the photo in Genshoku 2).
The event now known as the Battle of Lüshunkou took place on November 21, 1894. In modern usage, the “Battle of Port Arthur” usually refers to another battle ten years later, during the Russo-Japanese War.

Signed

Ôju Toshitane
応需年種

Markings

Artist's seal: Toshitane

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection