Visit of the Empress to the Field Hospital [in Hiroshima] (Yasen byôin gyôkô no zu)

野戦病院行幸之図

Japanese
Meiji era
1895 (Meiji 28)
Artist Kobayashi Kiyochika (Japanese, 1847–1915), Publisher Takekawa Seikichi (Sawamuraya Seikichi) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hu et al, Conflicts of Interest (St. Louis exh. cat., 2016), #55; Sharf, Imaging Meiji (1997), #25, no photo; Tanba, Nishiki-e ni miru Meiji tennô to Meiji jidai (1966), #266

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 35.5 x 71 cm (14 x 27 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

2000.512a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Title at upper edge of center sheet, cut off of this impression.

Signed

Kiyochika

清親

Markings

Artist's seal: Kobayashi

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection