No Eyes at the Back (Ushiro ni me nashi), and Dance of Cowardice (Okubyô odori), from the series Comical Art Exhibit of the Sino-Japanese War (Nissei sensô shôraku gakai)

「日清戦争笑楽画会 うしろに目なし 於く病おどり」

Japanese
Meiji era
1895 (Meiji 28)
Artist Kobayashi Kiyochika (Japanese, 1847–1915), Publisher Fukuda Hatsujirô (Japanese)


Dimensions

Two horizontal chûban on one uncut vertical ôban sheet

Accession Number

2000.216

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

Artist's seals: Kiyo, Chika

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection