Kiyochika: Artillery Captain Ikeda (Sold)
Artist: Kobayashi Kiyochika
Title: Artillery Captain Ikeda
Series: Mirror of Army and Navy Heroes (Rikkai gunjin kômyô kagami)
Date: 1895, February
Artillery Captain Ikeda strikes a pose both resolute and calm, fearlessly standing tall as his men push a cannon up a sloping hill. This could almost be a still from a Hollywood movie if it were a few decades later.
Condition: Excellent impression and color. Very good condition. Backing remnants verso.
Publisher: Inoue Kichijirô
Literature: See MIT “Visualizing Cultures” website and MFA online collection.
Seal: Arists’s seals “Kiyo”, “Chika”