Lot 18: Eight Russo-Japanese War Triptychs by Kokunimasa, Kyoko, Gakyo, and Others
December 2, 2016
Hillsborough, NC, USALive Auction
all dated Meiji 37 (1904), oban woodblock prints, includes Picture of the Castle Occupation by Utagawa Kokunimasa (1874-1944), and a depiction of a sea battle by Kyoko (active 1904-1905), and a depicition of the Japanese Red Cross Medical Corps tending to the injured by Gakyo (active 1904), and five other triptychs depicting land and sea battles, presented loose with full margins.
14.75 x 10 in. (each panel, largest)
Condition Report: Excellent condition; very slight wear to edges of a few panels.