Kiyochika: Hurrah for the Great Victory of the Japanese Navy! (Sold)
Artist: Kobayashi Kiyochika
Title: Hurrah for the Great Victory of the Japanese Navy!
Date: 1904, February
“Russo-Japanese Naval Battle at the Entrance of Inchon: Hurrah for the Great Victory of the Japanese Navy! “(Nichiro Jinsenkô kaisen dai Nihon kaigundaishôri banzai). From the vantage point of a Japanese Navy vessel we see the seamen erupting in cheers and raising their hands in celebration as two enemy ships in the distance burn uncontrollably. It is either dawn or dusk as the sky is darkening. A massive rock in the middle distance reflect the orange color of the burning ships. The title includes the word “BANZAI”.
Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition. Water stain leftmost sheet, easily treatable.
Dimensions: ôban triptych
Publisher: Fukada hatsujirô
Literature: Another example is shown online in the MFA collection.