Photographing Our Troops Fighting at the Fortified Town of Niuzhuang (Waga guntai Gyûsôjô shigaisen satsuei no zu)

「我軍隊牛荘城市街戰撮影之圖」

Japanese
Meiji era
1895 (Meiji 28), printed March 30, published April
Artist Kobayashi Kiyochika (Japanese, 1847–1915), Publisher Hasegawa Sonokichi (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hu et al, Conflicts of Interest (St. Louis exh. cat., 2016), p. 48, fig. 3; MFA/Geidai, Double Impact (2015), #126; Virgin et al., Japan at the Dawn of the Modern Age (MFA, 2001), #46, photo p. 94

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 37 x 75.5 cm (14 9/16 x 29 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2016.920

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 2000.473a-c, 2016.920

Signed

Kiyochika
清親

Markings

Artist's seal: Kobayashi

Provenance

Purchased between 1985 and 1999, probably in London or Tokyo; 2000, gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. (Accession Date: January 26, 2000)

Credit Line

Gift of the Anne Gordon Keidel Trust of June 2016