Naval Battle in the Sino-Japanese War

Method Woodblock (nishiki-e)
Artist [Anonymous]
Published c. 1894
Dimensions Vertical ôban triptych; each sheet 37 x 24.5 cm (14 1/2 x 9 1/2 in.)
Notes A dramatic triptych of a naval battle during the Sino-Japanese War (1894-1895). Japanese naval officers stand on the deck of a boat below a proudly waving flag. They watch a huge explosion hit an enemy Chinese ship in the water. One man holds binoculars to watch the action, while others hold guns facing out at the water. Two more Japanese ships on the right, below a small map likely detailing the Japanese attack route.

Condition: Ink stain to sky area of third panel, some minor creasing and staining, three separate panels to form a triptych.
Framing mounted
Price £400.00
Stock ID 47215