Private Kimura Genmatsu Rescuing Captain Asakawa from Danger, from the series Mirror of Heroes: Stories of Valor in the War with China (Seisei bidan meiyo kagami)

"Kimura Genmatsu Rescuing Captain Asakawa out of His Danger"
「征清美淡名誉鑑 等兵木村源松氏 浅川大尉 」

Japanese
Meiji era
1895 (Meiji 28), March
Artist Ogata Gekkô (Japanese, 1859–1920), Publisher Yokoyama Ryôhachi (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 35.8 x 24 cm (14 1/8 x 9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

2000.310

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Kimura Genmatsu shi jiko no uma o Asakawa taishô ni … suru zu

Signed

Gekkô
月耕

Markings

Artist's seal: Gekkô

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection