Our Army Surrounds Tainanfu and Occupies Liu Yongfu's Base (Waga gun taikyo shite Tainanfu o kakomu Ryûeifuku no konkyo o otoshi-iru)
1895 (Meiji 28)
Artist Ogata Gekkô (Japanese, 1859–1920)
Vertical ôban triptych; 35.7 × 71.1 cm (14 1/16 × 28 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
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.
Various dealers: primarily in London and Tokyo. Purchased between 1985-1999.
Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection