Kiyochika: Sleeping Warships
Artist: Kobayashi Kiyochika
Title: Sleeping Warships
Series: Long Live Japan: One Hundred Victories, One Hundred Laughs (Nihon banzai Hyakusen hyakushô)
Rokan no heikô. Two Russian men with battleships for bodies are dismayed to discover that the warships they have been sent to fetch are still sleeping. They wear socks and have cast aside their (Japanese) sleeping pillows.
Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition. Mint.
Publisher: Matsuki Heikichi
Signature: Kiyochika Literature: See Henry Smith’s book, pages 112-113