The Merciful Major Saitô Coaxes a Captured Soldier to Tell Enemy Secrets (Saitô shôsa no on'ai toraeta horyo ni gunnai no jitsu o hakasu zu)

「斎藤少佐之恩愛促捕虜軍内實吐圖」

Japanese
Meiji era
1894 (Meiji 27)
Artist Taguchi Beisaku (Japanese, 1864–1903), Publisher Tsunajima Kamekichi (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Okamoto, Impressions of the Front (1983), #47; Chaikin, The Sino-Japanese War (1983), cat. no. 50, photo p. 160

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych

Accession Number

2000.98a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Beisaku

Markings

Artist's seal: Taguchi Beisaku

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection