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Illustration of the Naval Battle Capturing Haiyang Island (Kaiyôtô senryô kaisen no zu)

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Inscription

Signed

Gekkô 月耕

Marks

Artist's seal: Yôji fûka (peaceful government; enlightenment through virtue)

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, 1894 (Meiji 27)

Catalogue Raisonné

Virgin et al., Japan at the Dawn of the Modern Age (MFA, 2001), #36, photo p. 83

Dimensions

Vertical ôban tetraptych; 37.46 x 96.52 cm (14 3/4 x 38 in.)

Accession Number

2000.404a-d

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints