Ginko -- "Artillery Captain Nezu and First Lieutenant Iida"

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Artist ADACHI Ginko (active 1874-1897)
Title "Artillery Captain Nezu and First Lieutenant Iida" ("Nezu Hohei taii Iida Kaigun taii")
Date 1894
Series na
Publisher na
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size Three sheets, each 9 3/8 x 14 1/8 (overall image about 28 1/8 x 14 1/8).
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading throughout; two layers of over-printed streaks of falling rain; highly detailed carving.
Condition Very Good++. Excellent colors. Unbacked (three individual sheets). Very minor marks, and flaws. Trimmed to image edge.
Reference/Illus Worcester Museum's "In Battle's Light--Woodblock Prints of Japan's Early Modern Wars" pl#47, pg83.
Comments A dramatic scene of driving rain and breaking waves.
Item # CG-850
Price $875 (Sold)