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Scouts Clash Outside the Seven-Star Gate (Shichiseimon gai sekkô shôtotsu)

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MFA impressions: 2000.65a-c, 2000.468a-c

Inscription

Artist's seal: Yoshi...? no shö "At 9 a.m. on February 28, outside the Seven-Star Gate at Pyongyang (Heijö), six of our cavalrymen were confronted by scores of enemy horsemen who opened fire. Our soldiers then returned fire and easily repulsed [the enemy].

Signed

Yoshikuni

Marks

Artist's seal: Yoshi no sho

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)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 35.9 x 70.5 cm (14 1/8 x 27 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2000.468a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints