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TOSHIKATA, Mizuno   (1866 - 1908) Picture of the Fearless Major General Tatsumi
(Battle during the Sino-Japanese war of 1894-5)

Signed:                    motome ni ojite Toshikata
Seaed:                      Toshikata
Date:                        Meiji 28 1895
Publisher:                Matsuki Heikichi
Size:                          oban triptych (c. 37 x 25 cms / 14.5" x 9.8", each sheet)



Condition:
EXCELLENT impression and color,
near fine condition. - Full paper size -


ref. no.:  # 702492
Price:     € 380.00
"TOSHIKATA's composition is deeply rooted in Japanese painting and in the mid-19th century printed triptychs of Hiroshige and Kuniyoshi. The anecdotal nature of this print is characteristic of the artist's style." (de Sabato Swinton)

Reference::
Elizabeth de Sabato Swinton, In Battle's Light - Woodblock Prints of Japan's Early Modern Wars; Worcester Art Museum, 1991; p.77, no. #43; col. ill. - With further information on the events and the scene here depicted..

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