Peace negotiation with Li Hongzhang

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Maker(s)
Artist: Kobayashi Kiyochika 小林清親 (1847-1915)
Historical period(s)
Meiji era, May 28, 1895
Medium
Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Dimensions
H x W (image): 37.6 x 72 cm (14 13/16 x 28 3/8 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Gift--the Elizabeth D. Woodbury collection of prints from Meiji Japan
Collection
Elizabeth D. Woodbury collection
Accession Number
S1999.47a-c
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Print
Type

Woodblock print

Keywords
Elizabeth D. Woodbury collection, Japan, Meiji era (1868 - 1912), prime minister, Sino-Japanese War, WWII-era provenance
Provenance

From the 1960s to 1999
Elizabeth D. Woodbury, Japan and Alexandria, VA, purchased in Japan in the 1960s [1]

From 1999
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, given by Elizabeth D. Woodbury in 1999

Notes:

[1] According to Provenance Remark 1 in the object record.

Previous Owner(s)

Elizabeth D. Woodbury

Label

This triptych portrays the negotiants of the Treaty of Shimonoseki, which ended the Sino-Japanese War of 1894-95. Li Hongzhang (1823-1901) heads the Chinese delegation, while Itoh Hirobumi leads the Japanese delegation.

Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum