Kiyochika: Caring for the Enemy’s son

Kiyochika: Caring for the Enemy’s son (Sold)

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Artist: Kobayashi Kiyochika
Title: Caring for the Enemy’s son
Series: Mirror of Army and Navy Heroes (Rikkai gunjin kômyô kagami)
Date: 1895, July

Sergeant Nagai Taizo Listens to the Story of an Old man and Cares for the Son of an Enemy General. The perfectly put-together Sgt. Taizo tenderly offers aid to the barefoot and helpless Chinese boy, as another weak and destitute Chinese in peasant clothing looks to the strong Japanese for comfort and aid.

Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition.
Dimensions: ôban
Publisher: Inoue Kichijirô
Literature: See MFA for their example.
Seal: Artist’s seals
Signature: Kiyochika