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Great Victory of Our Troops after a Fierce Battle at Jiuliancheng Hamatang; Depiction of the Death in Action of the Russian Third Marksman Division's Commander, Lieutenant General Kashtalinsky

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Signed

Senko kinen Koson e (in eternal commemoration, picture by Koson)

Marks

Artist's seal: Koson

Provenance

Previously owned by various dealers: primarily in London and Tokyo. Purchased between 1985-1999.

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection

(Kyûrenjô Gamatô no gekisen waga gun taishô, Rokoku sogeki hôhei dai san shidanchô chûjô Kasutarisukii shôgun senshi no zu)

Japanese, Meiji era, 1904 (Meiji 37), printed May 20, published May 30

Catalogue Raisonné

Virgin et al., Japan at the Dawn of the Modern Age (MFA, 2001), #73, photo p. 125; Newland, Perée, & Schaap, Crows, Cranes & Camellias (2001), checklist no. K45.2; Worcester, Battle's Light (1991), cat. no. 64

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 35.9 x 70.2 cm (14 1/8 x 27 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

2000.456a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints