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The Torpedo Officer (Suirai shikan), frontispiece illustration from the literary magazine Bungei kurabu, vol. 1, no. 8

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Illustration of a story by Miyake Seiken.

Signed

(seal only)

Marks

Artist's seal: Hanko

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)

Catalogue Raisonné

Yamada, Mokuhan kuchi-e sôran (2005), photo p. 244; Yamada, "Bungei Kurabu...," Ukiyo-e geijutsu 144 (2002), photo p. 67

Dimensions

22.8 x 28.9 cm (9 x 11 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

2000.324

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints