Gekko -- "The Japanese First Army Advances toward Mukden"

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Artist OGATA Gekko (1859-1920)
Title "The Japanese First Army Advances toward Mukden" ("Dai-ichigun Hoten-fu Shingeki no Zu")
Date 1894
Series na
Publisher Matsuno Yonejjiro. Nihonbashi-ku.
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size Three sheets, each 9 1/4 x 14 1/4 (overall image about 27 3/4 x 14 1/4).
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading throughout; over-printed areas of smoke; burnishing to black boot; highly detailed carving.
Condition Very Good++. Excellent colors. Unbacked (three joined sheets). Minor marks and flaws. Full margins.
Reference/Illus Chaikin's "The Sino-Japanese War" pl#67, pg177 and pg92; Philadelphia Museum's "Impressions of the Front" pl#45 pg 32 and 50.
Comments A beautifully artistic and atmospheric scene.
Item # CG-845
Price $475 (Reserved/PS)