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Illustration of the Invasion of China During Which Our Troops Fought Fiercely in Ice and Snow at Haicheng and Major-General Ôshima Bravely Faced the Enemy (Sei Shin gigun Kaijô seppyôchû no gekisen Ôshima shôshô yûsô taiteki no zu)

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Signed

Beisaku

Marks

Artist's seal: Saku Triple cartouche seal: Publisher: Senseido han Block carver: hori Yata [Watanabe Yataro, 1850-1913] Printer: suri Nakajima

Provenance

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), March

Catalogue Raisonné

Okamoto, Impressions of the Front (1983), #41; Tanba, Nishiki-e ni miru Meiji tennô to Meiji jidai (1966), #290

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 37.7 x 76.3 cm (14 13/16 x 30 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

2000.52a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints