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Occupation of Liaoyang (Ryôyô senryô)

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Text: "Our Japanese Army Captured the Enemy Fort after Fierce Assault Day by Day, Night after Night, from September 1, and occupied Liaoyang in the morning of September 4, 1904. It must be a unique victory in the world."

Inscription

Marks

Artist's seal: Kobayashi Kiyochika

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), October 5

Catalogue Raisonné

Smith, Kiyochika (exh. cat., Santa Barbara, 1988), #122

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych

Accession Number

2000.76a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints