Our Destroyers Hayatori and Asagiri Sinking Enemy Ships at Port Arthur During a Great Snowstorm at 3:00 a.m. on February 14, 1904 (Waga kuchiku kantai Hayatori Asagiri taifûsetsu Ryôjun ni oite tekikan o chin suru no zu)
1904 (Meiji 37), February
Artist Harada Kôkyo (Japanese, active 1894–1904)
Hu et al, Conflicts of Interest (St. Louis exh. cat., 2016), #93
Vertical ôban triptych; 34.7 x 69.1 cm (13 11/16 x 27 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
MFA impressions: 2000.543a-c, 2004.2175a-c
Both MFA impressions have the margins trimmed off, but the St. Louis impression has intact margins with identification of the publisher as Matsuki Heikichi.
Artist's seal: Kôkyo
Various dealers: primarily in London and Tokyo. Purchased between 1985-1999.
Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection