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Sino-Japanese Naval Battles: Illustration of the Great Victory of the Imperial Navy at the Great Pitched Battle off Takushan (Nisshin kaisen Daikosan oki daigekisen, Dai Nihon kaigun daishôri no zu)

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Signed

Kokunimasa

Marks

Artist's seal: flower

Provenance

Previously owned by various dealers: primarily in London and Tokyo. Purchased between 1985-1999.

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection

Japanese, Meiji era, 1894 (Meiji 27), October

Catalogue Raisonné

Virgin et al., Japan at the Dawn of the Modern Age (MFA, 2001), #32, photo p. 78-79; Okamoto, Impressions of the Front (1983), #21; Konishi, pp. 46-7; Asai 7, pp. 86-7

Dimensions

Vertical ôban heptaptych; 35.5 x 145 cm (14 x 57 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

2000.380.10a-f

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints