Lot 11: Six Panel Russo-Japanese Battle Print by Utagawa Kokunimasa (1874-1944)
December 2, 2016
Hillsborough, NC, USALive Auction
dated Meiji 37 (1904) May, title Japanese Army Capturing Kinhan, publisher is Fukuda Hatsujiro, a rare six oban sheet print by Kokunimasa depicting the Russian and Japanese engaged in the land battle, a train on the left panel and a warship on the very right panel illustrate the two theaters of the Japanese Russo war, detailed attention given to Japanese officers while the infantry on both Japanese and Russian sides look all the same, presented loose with full margins.
14.75 x 9.75 (each sheet)
Condition Report: Good condition; wear to edges and some creasing and folds on border surrounding image; on very left panel some tearing at bottom of print and left side margin.