The Great Battle of the Ansong Ford: the Valor of Captain Matsuzaki

citation

Maker(s)
Artist: Mizuno Toshikata 水野年方 (1866-1908)
Historical period(s)
Meiji era, August 1894
Medium
Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Dimensions
H x W (image): 36.8 x 73 cm (14 1/2 x 28 3/4 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Gift--the Elizabeth D. Woodbury collection of prints from Meiji Japan
Collection
Elizabeth D. Woodbury collection
Accession Number
S1999.75a-c
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Print
Type

Woodblock print

Keywords
battle, Elizabeth D. Woodbury collection, hero, Japan, Meiji era (1868 - 1912), 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 print depicts an episode in the battle of Asan, south of Seoul, which led to the death of the Japanese commander, Captain Matsuzaki Naomi, who continued to lead his troops after being wounded.

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

Copyright with museum