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Onoguchi Tokuji of the Second Army Blows Up Gates at Jinzhou Fortress

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MFA impressions: 2000.200a-c, RES.27.168a-c English descriptive text at left of print, with Japanese below: "6th Nov. 27 of Meiji, Onoguchi Tokuji, a soldier in Second Army, dashed with all his might and destroyed two hard gates at Kinsiu Castle by dynamite, at last, our army gained great...

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Inscription

Signed

Ôju Toshikata e 応需年方絵

Marks

Artist's seal: Toshikata

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection

Japanese, Meiji era, 1895 (Meiji 28), February

Catalogue Raisonné

Kang Duksang, ed., Nishiki-e no naka no Chôsen to Chûgoku (2007), #103; Okamoto, Impressions of the Front (1983), #51

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych

Accession Number

2000.200a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints