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Illustration of Scouts from the First Army Reconnoitering at Motianling (Daiichigun no sekkô Matenrei tanken no zu)

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This impression lacks the title found on some other impressions.

Signed

Meiji kinoe ushi moto [1894, early winter], Beisaku sei

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), December

Catalogue Raisonné

Virgin et al., Japan at the Dawn of the Modern Age (MFA, 2001), #44, photo p. 92; Tanba, Nishiki-e ni miru Meiji tennô to Meiji jidai (1966), #279 (with title)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 37.5 x 75 cm (14 3/4 x 29 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2000.53a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints