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Object Title:
The Army of China and the Great Army of Japan in a Violent Battle for the City of Pyongyang
Native Name:
Nishiki-e
Object Number:
17725
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Japanese
Provenience:
Japan
Maker:
Utagawa Kokunimasa
Katada Chojiro 片田長治郞
Period:
Meiji
Date Made:
1894
Early Date:
1894
Late Date:
1894
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Paper
Ink
Technique:
Woodblock Printed
Iconography:
Battle of Pyongyang
Lieutenant-General Nozu
Soldiers
Horse
Description:
Woodblock print of battle scene from Sino-Japanese War of 1894-5. The Japanese advancing with flag from the right encounter flames from a fire set by the fleeing Chinese. Hand to hand combat in the foreground. The inscription in Japanese characters in the upper right hand corner gives the title: "The Army of China and the Great Army of Japan in a Violent Battle for the City of Pyongyang" and in the lower left hand corner the name of the artist and publisher are given: Kokunimasa and Katada Chojiro. Triptych with three sheets of paper glued together.
Credit Line:
Gift of Dr. E. B. Landis
Other Number:
17225   -   Other Number
95-15-4   -   Found in Collection Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Images of Victory: Woodblock Prints from the Sino-Japanese War (04 Nov 1995 - 31 Aug 1996)
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