Our Troops Occupy the Fortress at Huangjinshan in the Battle of Lüshunkou [=the Battle of Port Arthur] (Wagahei Ryojunkô Ôgonzan hôrui senryô)
1894 (Meiji 27)
Artist Ozaki Toshitane (Japanese, active about 1882–1897)
Genshoku ukiyo-e dai hyakka jiten 2 (1982), #362; Asai, Kinsei nishiki-e sesôshi 7 (1936), pp. 138-9
Vertical ôban triptych; 35.5 x 69.4 cm (14 x 27 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
Publication information in left margin, cut off of this impression (and only partly visible in the photo in Genshoku 2).
The event now known as the Battle of Lüshunkou took place on November 21, 1894. In modern usage, the “Battle of Port Arthur” usually refers to another battle ten years later, during the Russo-Japanese War.
Artist's seal: Toshitane
Purchased between 1985 and 1999, probably in London or Tokyo; 2000, gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. (Accession Date: January 26, 2000)
Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection