Lot 17: Seven Russo-Japanese War Print Triptychs by Migita Toshihide (1863-1925)
December 2, 2016
Hillsborough, NC, USALive Auction
dated Meiji 37 (1904), oban woodblock prints, all but one published by Akiyama Buemon, depicting land and sea battles between the Russians and Japanese, great attention given to facial expressions and landscape, includes Ohashi Keikichi Kills an Enemy Soldier, presented loose with full margins.
14.75 x 9.75 in. (each panel)
Migita Toshihide, the pupil of Yoshitoshi, was one of the foremost print artists to record the Russo-Japanese War.
Condition Report: Excellent condition; slight wear and creasing to edges on margins.