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Tug-of-war with Hair (Hatsu-biki), and Board Game of China (Shina dôchû), from the series Comical Art Exhibit of the Sino-Japanese War (Nissei sensô shôraku gakai)

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Inscription

Signed

Kiyochika

Marks

Artist's seals: Kobayashi, 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)

Dimensions

Two horizontal chûban on one uncut vertical ôban sheet

Accession Number

2000.217

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints