Sino-Japanese Naval Battles: Illustration of the Great Victory of the Imperial Navy at the Great Pitched Battle off Takushan (Nisshin kaisen Daikosan oki daigekisen, Dai Nihon kaigun daishôri no zu)

「日清海戦大狐山沖大激戦 大日本海軍大勝利之図」

Japanese
Meiji era
1894 (Meiji 27), October
Artist Utagawa Kokunimasa (Ryûa) (Japanese, 1874–1944), Publisher Fukuda Kumajirô (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hu et al, Conflicts of Interest (St. Louis exh. cat., 2016), #37; Virgin et al., Japan at the Dawn of the Modern Age (MFA, 2001), #32, photo p. 78-79; Okamoto, Impressions of the Front (1983), #21; Konishi, pp. 46-7; Asai 7, pp. 86-7

Dimensions

Vertical ôban heptaptych; 35.5 x 145 cm (14 x 57 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

2000.380.10a-f

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Kokunimasa

小国政

Markings

Artist's seal: flower

Provenance

Previously owned by various dealers: primarily in London and Tokyo. Purchased between 1985-1999.

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection