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Foreign-looking Manchurian Horsemen on an Expedition to Observe the Japanese Camp in the Distance Near Sauhoku (Sôkakô fukin Nichijin enbô Manshû kihei isô shutsujin no zu)

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Inscription

Engraver: hori Yata (Watanabe Yatarö, 1850-1913) Printer: suri Nakajima

Signed

Beisaku

Marks

Artist's seal: Saku

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, probably late 1894 (Meiji 27)

Catalogue Raisonné

Virgin et al., Japan at the Dawn of the Modern Age (MFA, 2001), #45, photo p. 93; Okamoto, Impressions of the Front (1983), #40; Tanba, Nishiki-e ni miru Meiji tennô to Meiji jidai (1966), #267

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 37 x 71.2 cm (14 9/16 x 28 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

2000.255a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints