Kiyochika: Onoguchi Tokuji Detonating an Explosion

Kiyochika: Onoguchi Tokuji Detonating an Explosion

Kobayashi Kiyochika

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Artist: Kobayashi Kiyochika
Title: Onoguchi Tokuji Detonating an Explosion
Series: Mirror of Army and Navy Heroes (Rikkai gunjin kômyô kagami)
Date: 1895, February

The army engineer Onoguchi Tokuji unflinchingly setting off an explosion. The fireball seems to occur mere feet away from the soldier, but perhaps this is due to dramatic license. He is destroying the castle gate at Jinzhuocheng during the Sino-Japanese war.

Condition: Excellent impression and color. Very good condition. Backing remnants verso and smudge of red pigment near soldier’s hat.
Dimensions: ôban
Publisher: Inoue Kichijirô
Seal: Arists’s seals “Kiyo”, “Chika”
Signature: Kiyochika

SKU: KYC260


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