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The Army Advancing on the Ice to Attack Weihaiwei (Ikaiei kôgeki hyôjo no shingun)

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Inscription

Engraver: hori Ei (Watanabe Eizö, 1833-1901)

Signed

Kiyochika

Marks

Artist's seal: Kiyochika

Provenance

Previously owned by various dealers: primarily in London and Tokyo. Purchased between 1985-1999.

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection

Japanese, Meiji era, 1895 (Meiji 28)

Catalogue Raisonné

Virgin et al., Japan at the Dawn of the Modern Age (MFA, 2001), #53, photo p. 101; Okamoto, Impressions of the Front (1983), #65; Tanba, Nishiki-e ni miru Meiji tennô to Meiji jidai (1966), #268; Yoshida, Kiyochika (1964), #136

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 35.8 x 71.4 cm (14 1/8 x 28 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

2000.417a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints