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)

「我驅逐艦速鳥朝霧冐大風雪旅順撃沈敵艦之圖」

Japanese
Meiji era
1904 (Meiji 37), February
Artist Harada Kôkyo (Japanese, active 1894–1904)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hu et al, Conflicts of Interest (St. Louis exh. cat., 2016), #93

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 34.5 x 70 cm (13 9/16 x 27 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

2004.2175a-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: 2000.543a-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.

Signed

Kôkyo
耕挙

Markings

Artist's seal: Kôkyo

Provenance

By November, 1999: with John Adams Japanese Woodblock Prints; November 19, 1999: purchased by Benjamin Weiss; December 15, 2004: given as a gift to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Benjamin Weiss