Sergeant Nagai Taizô Listens to the Story of an Old Man and Cares for the Son of an Enemy General (Gunsô Nagata Taizô rôfu no monogatari o kiite tekishô no ko o yashinau), from the series Mirror of Army and Navy Heroes (Rikkai gunjin kômyô kagami)

「陸海軍人高名鑑 軍曹永井大蔵氏老夫ノ物語ヲ聞テ敵将ノ子を養フ」

Japanese
Meiji era
1895 (Meiji 28), July
Artist Kobayashi Kiyochika (Japanese, 1847–1915), Publisher Inoue Kichijirô (Japanese), Blockcutter Watanabe Yatarô (Hori Yata) (Japanese, 1850–1913)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban

Accession Number

2000.169

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Kiyochika
清親

Markings

Blockcutter's mark: Hori Yata
Artist's seal: Kiyo

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection