Hurrah! Hurrah! For the Great Japanese Empire! Great Victory for Our Troops in the Assault on Seonghwan (Dai Nihon teikoku banbanzai: Seikan shûgeki waga gun taishô no zu)

「大日本帝国万々歳 成歡襲撃我軍大捷之圖」

Japanese
Meiji era
1894 (Meiji 27), August
Artist Mizuno Toshikata (Japanese, 1866–1908), Publisher Akiyama Buemon (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Kang Duksang, ed., Nishiki-e no naka no Chôsen to Chûgoku (2007), #75; Virgin et al., Japan at the Dawn of the Modern Age (MFA, 2001), #26, photo p. 71 (this impression); Okamoto, Impressions of the Front (1983), #4

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 37.1 × 74.5 cm (14 5/8 × 29 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.27.180a-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: 2000.435a-c, RES.27.180a-c

Signed

Ôju Toshikata saku
応需年方作

Markings

Artist's seal: Ôsai shujin

Provenance

Purchased by Francis Gardner Curtis, the donor's husband, during his residency in Japan in the early 1890's

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Francis Gardner Curtis