Toshikata: Naval Officers Discussing Battle Strategy
Artist: Mizuno Toshikata
Title: Naval Officers Discussing Battle Strategy
Senior Japanese naval officers aboard a ship plan their strategy during the Sino-Japanese War. It is the eve of Japan’s decisive victory for control of the Yellow Sea, which was reportedly the first naval battle in history between steam-powered fleets. They sit on western chairs at a table draped incongruously with a flowered western tablecloth. Everything seems calm and orderly; the calm before the storm.
Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition
Dimensions: ôban triptych
Publisher: Sekiguchi Masajirô
Literature: See MFA and MET websites.
Signature: Ôju Toshikata