Kiyochika: Landing of the Japanese Army in Liaodong (Sold)

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Artist: Kobayashi Kiyochika
Title: Landing of the Japanese Army in Liaodong
Date: 1894

Lieutenant-General Yamaji Leading the Japanese Second Army during its Landing on the Jinzhou (Liaodong) Peninsula (Yamaji chûjô dai ni gun o hiite Kinshû hantô jôriku no zu). Lieutenant-General Yamaji is front an center as rowboats full of troops prepare to disembark. The men in the distant craft appear only has silhouettes in the mist. Mica has been applied to the mist.

Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition.
Dimensions: ôban triptych
Publisher: Shôgetsudô
Literature: Another example is shown online in the MFA collection. See also “Japan at the Dawn of the Modern Era” (MFA, 2001), #40, image pg. 88.
Signature: Kiyochika