Toshiaki -- "Fierce Sea Battle near Wei-Hai-Wei"

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Artist Toshiaki (active 1890's)
Title "Fierce Sea Battle near Wei-Hai-Wei" ("Nisshin Senso Ikaiei no Oite Waga Gun Gekisen Su")
Date 1895
Series na
Publisher Fukuda Kumajiro. Nihonbashi-ku.
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size Three sheets, each 9 x 14 (overall image about 27 x 14).
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. Retains original album backing (two sheets joined). Minor marks, stain, and flaws. Trimmed.
Reference/Illus Chaikin's "The Sino-Japanese War" pl#89, pg200 and pg103.
Comments A beautiful and colorful wintertime scene.
Item # CG-846
Price $375 (Sold)