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Scene of the Land-based Battery Attack on Weihaiwei (Dai nigun Ikaiei haimen daikôgeki)

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Inscription

Copier [of design] and printer: Fukuda Kumajirö (d. 1898)

Signed

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, 1895 (Meiji 28), February

Catalogue Raisonné

Virgin et al., Japan at the Dawn of the Modern Age (MFA, 2001), #56, photo p. 104

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 37.1 x 75.9 cm (14 5/8 x 29 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

2000.254a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints