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."
Artist's seal: Kobayashi Kiyochika
Various dealers: primarily in London and Tokyo. Purchased between 1985-1999.
Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection
Japanese, Meiji era, 1904 (Meiji 37), October 5
Smith, Kiyochika (exh. cat., Santa Barbara, 1988), #122
Vertical ôban triptych
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper