Ogata Gessan


By Destroying the Enemy Wire Entanglements [Japanese Forces] Capture the Enemy Fortress at Nanshan
(Tetsujomo o hakaishite Nanzan no tekirui o nuku)

signed Gessan with artist's seal Ensei, dated on the left margin with publisher's information for Matsuki Heikichi (Daikokuya), Meiji sanjunananen, kyugatsu (Meiji 37 [1904], September)

oban tate-e triptych 14 1/8 by 27 7/8 in., 36 by 70.7 cm

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, accession no. 2000.449a-c
(inv. no. C-3028)

price: $750


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site last updated
March 21, 2023

Scholten Japanese Art
145 West 58th Street, suite 6D
New York, New York 10019
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