Inscription: "Illustration showing how the great Chinese warship Dingyuan, the biggest in the East, weighing 7000 tons, was defeated by our warship Matsushima"
Artist's seal: flower
Various dealers: primarily in London and Tokyo. Purchased between 1985-1999.
Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection
Japanese, Meiji era, 1894 (Meiji 27), printed September, published October
Virgin et al., Japan at the Dawn of the Modern Age (MFA, 2001), #31, photo p. 77; Okamoto, Impressions of the Front (1983), #24
Vertical ôban triptych; 37 x 74.2 cm (14 9/16 x 29 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper