Kiyochika: General Kuropatkin Is Ready for Anything (Sold)
Artist: Kobayashi Kiyochika
Title: General Kuropatkin Is Ready for Anything
Series: Long Live Japan: One Hundred Victories, One Hundred Laughs (Nihon banzai Hyakusen hyakushô)
“General Kuropatkin, Ready for Anything, Awaits the Arrival of the Japanese.” We see Kuropatkin with a number of implements at the ready, none excepting his gun preparing him for the arrival of an actual Japanese soldier, upper right. The implements are labeled, and must have larger meanings.
Condition: Excellent impression, color and conditon.
Publisher: Matsuki Heikichi
Literature: See Henry Smith’s book, pages 112-113. This design in the LOC collection.