Scout Higashibata Rinpei, Though Seriously Wounded, Bravely Routs the Enemy Soldiers (Sekkô Higashibata Rinpei jûshô makete tô funtô tekihei o washisu zu), from the series The Japanese Spirit (Yamatodamashii)

「日本魂 斥候東端林平 重傷負けて当奮闘敵兵を走す図」

Japanese
Meiji era
1895 (Meiji 28), March


Catalogue Raisonné

The series, bound as an album (this design not illustrated): Hu et al, Conflicts of Interest (St. Louis exh. cat., 2016), #67.2

Dimensions

Vertical ôban

Accession Number

2000.93

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Most of the prints in this series have the signatures of pupils of Kôtô, beginninig with the character “Kô,” in the insets; but the individual signatures have not yet been identified.

Signed

Kôtô (on main image); signature of student "Kô..." in inset
耕濤

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection