The Heroic Fight of Cavalry Scout Captain Asakawa (Sekkô Asakawa Kihei-taii funtô no zu)

「斥候淺川騎兵大尉奮戰之圖」

Japanese
Meiji era
1895 (Meiji 28), January
Artist Kobayashi Kiyochika (Japanese, 1847–1915), Publisher Yokoyama Ryôhachi (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Chaikin, The Sino-Japanese War (1983), cat. no. 54, photo p. 164

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 37.4 x 76 cm (14 3/4 x 29 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

2000.180a-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: 21.1774-6, 2000.180a-c, RES.23.329-31

Signed

Kiyochika
清親

Markings

Blockcutter's mark
Artist's seals: Kobayashi, Kiyochika

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection