The Torpedo Officer (Suirai shikan), frontispiece illustration from the literary magazine Bungei kurabu, vol. 1, no. 8

文芸倶楽部 1巻8号 「水雷士官」 (三宅青軒作)

Japanese
Meiji era
1895 (Meiji 28)
Artist Kajita Hanko (Japanese, 1870–1917), Publisher Bungei kurabu (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hu et al, Conflicts of Interest (St. Louis exh. cat., 2016), #70; Yamada, Mokuhan kuchi-e sôran (2005), p. 51, photo p. 244; Yamada, "Bungei Kurabu...," Ukiyo-e geijutsu 144 (2002), photo p. 67

Dimensions

22.8 x 28.9 cm (9 x 11 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

2000.324

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Illustration of a story by Miyake Seiken (1864-1914).

Signed

(seal only)

Markings

Artist's seal: Hanko

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection