Scene of the Attack on the Land-based Battery at Weihaiwei (Ikaiei rikujô hôdai kôgeki no kôkei)

「威海衛陸上砲臺攻撃之光景」

Japanese
Meiji era
1895 (Meiji 28), February
Artist Kobayashi Kiyochika (Japanese, 1847–1915), Publisher Fukuda Kumajirô (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Virgin et al., Japan at the Dawn of the Modern Age (MFA, 2001), #56, photo p. 104

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 37.1 x 75.9 cm (14 5/8 x 29 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

2000.254a-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: 2000.254a-c, 2016.1587

Signed

Kiyochika
清親

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection