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Great Victory of Our Forces at the Battle of the Yellow Sea--First Illustration (Kôkai ni okeru wagagun no daishô, dai ichi zu)

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The text at lower left describes the activities of the Saikyô-maru under the command of Admiral Kabayama Sukenori, Chief of Naval General Staff.

Signed

Kiyochika

Marks

Artist's seals: Kiyo, Chika

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection

Japanese, Meiji era, 1894 (Meiji 27), October

Catalogue Raisonné

Konishi, Nishiki-e 11 pp. 43-5; Tanba, Nishiki-e ni miru Meiji tennô to Meiji jidai (1966), #263; Asai, Kinsei nishiki-e sesôshi 7, pp. 88-9

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 35.5 x 72.3 cm (14 x 28 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

2000.380.15a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints