Our Army Surrounds Tainanfu and Occupies Liu Yongfu's Base (Waga gun taikyo shite Tainanfu o kakomu Ryûeifuku no konkyo o otoshi-iru)

「我軍大挙囲台南府 陥劉永福之根拠」

Japanese
Meiji era
1895 (Meiji 28)
Artist Ogata Gekkô (Japanese, 1859–1920)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 35.7 × 71.1 cm (14 1/16 × 28 in.)

Accession Number

2000.25a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Publisher and date probably in margin, cut off of this impression. The Japanese invasion of Taiwan took place from May to October, 1895, and ended with the fall of the city of Tainan on October 21.

Signed

Gekkô
月耕

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection