English text on the print: "Terrible war of General Sakamoto, Leader of the Imperial Warship Akagi".
Ôju Toshikata e 応需年方絵
Artist's seal: Ôsai
Previously owned by various dealers: primarily in London and Tokyo. Purchased between 1985-1999.
Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection
Japanese, Meiji era, 1894 (Meiji 27), October
- Artist Mizuno Toshikata, Japanese, 1866–1908
- Publisher Akiyama Buemon, Japanese
- Blockcutter Yamamoto, Japanese
Virgin et al., Japan at the Dawn of the Modern Age (MFA, 2001), #37, photo p. 84; Okamoto, Impressions of the Front (1983), #29
Vertical ôban triptych; 35.6 x 72 cm (14 x 28 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper