Kiyochika -- "Naval Battle near Phung-to, Korea"

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Artist Kiyochika KOBAYASHI (1847-1915)
Title "Naval Battle near Phung-to, Korea"
Date August 1894
Series na
Publisher Inoue Kichijiro. Nihonbashi-ku.
Seal, Carver/Printer na
Image Size Three sheets, each 9 1/8 x 14 (overall image about 27 3/8 x 14).
Impression Very Fine. Skillfully executed "bokashi" shading throughout; nicely visible woodgrain in sky; over-printed areas of clouds and smoke; highly detailed carving.
Condition Very Good++. Excellent colors. Retains original album backing (unjoined sheets). Very minor marks and flaws; trimmed to image edge.
Reference/Illus Chaikin's "The Sino-Japanese War" pl#15, pg126 and pg62.
Comments A beautiful and colorfully illuminated night scene for which Kiyochika is so well known.
Item # CG-851
Price $795 (Reserved--SK)