Kobayashi Kiyochika


Braving the Snow, Our Troops Capture the Stronghold at Weihaiwei
(Yuki o okashite, waga gun Ikaiei no kenrui o nuku zu)

signed Kiyochika at right with artist's seal Kobayashi Kiyochika, dated on the left margin Meiji nijuhachinen, nigatsu (Meiji 28 [1895}, February), followed by publisher's name and address of Matsuki Heikichi of Daikokuya, 1895

oban tate-e triptych 14 5/8 by 29 5/8 in., 37.2 by 75.4 cm

Bradley M. Bailey, Flash of Light, Fog of War: Japanese Military Prints, 1894-1905, Ackland Art Museum, 2017, p. 117,no. 55, object no. 2014.40.38a-b
British Museum, registration no. 1941,0208,0.22.1-3
Chazen Museum of Art, University of Wisconsin, accession no. 1980.2485A
Harvard Art Museum, object no. 1944.5.7
Princeton University Art Museum, object no. 2008-116-a-c
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, accession nos. 21.1780-2, 2000.252a-c, RES.23.270-2
(inv. no. C-3024)

price: Sold


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