The text at lower left describes the activities of the Saikyô-maru under the command of Admiral Kabayama Sukenori, Chief of Naval General Staff.
Artist's seals: Kiyo, Chika
Various dealers: primarily in London and Tokyo. Purchased between 1985-1999.
Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection
Japanese, Meiji era, 1894 (Meiji 27), October
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
Vertical ôban triptych; 35.5 x 72.3 cm (14 x 28 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper