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May 1, 1904 Our Army Occupied Jiuliyu, Hushan and Jiuliancheng-- It Is Worth Boasting to the World about the Bravery of Our Soldiers (Meiji sanjûshichi nen gogatsu tsuitachi waga gun Kurishima oyobi Kosan narabini Kyûrenjô...)

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Signed

Ryûa

Marks

Artist's seal: Ryûa

Provenance

Various dealers: primarily in London and Tokyo. Purchased between 1985-1999.

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection

Japanese, Meiji era, 1904 (Meiji 37), May

Catalogue Raisonné

Virgin et al., Japan at the Dawn of the Modern Age (MFA, 2001), #72, photo p. 124

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 35.8 x 71 cm (14 1/8 x 27 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

2000.462a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints