Sailor Third Class Nishikawa Hatsutarô of the Katsuragi, from the series Mirror of Army and Navy Heroes (Rikkai gunjin kômyô kagami)

「陸海軍人高名鑑 葛城艦三等水兵 西川初太郎氏」

Japanese
Meiji era
1895 (Meiji 28), May
Artist Kobayashi Kiyochika (Japanese, 1847–1915), Publisher Inoue Kichijirô (Japanese), Blockcutter Watanabe Yatarô (Hori Yata) (Japanese, 1850–1913)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban

Accession Number

2000.172

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Kiyochika
清親

Markings

Blockcutter's mark: Hori Yata
Artist's seal: Kiyochika

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection