Captain Higuchi, Section Commander of the Sixth Division, from the series Mirror of Army and Navy Heroes (Rikkai gunjin kômyô kagami)

「陸海空軍高名鑑 第六師団大隊長樋口大尉」

Japanese
Meiji era
1895 (Meiji 28)
Artist Kobayashi Kiyochika (Japanese, 1847–1915), Publisher Inoue Kichijirô (Japanese), Blockcutter Watanabe Yatarô (Hori Yata) (Japanese, 1850–1913)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban

Accession Number

2000.167

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Kiyochika
清親

Markings

Blockcutter's mark: Hori Yata
Artist's seal

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection