Our scout reconnoiters the enemy encampment near the Yalu River

KIYOCHIKA Kobayashi - RR184
  • KIYOCHIKA Kobayashi - RR184
Artist
Kiyochika Kobayashi (1847 - 1915)
Published
circa 1894
Publisher
Raku
Size
28" x 14"

Description

KIYOCHIKA Kobayashi (1847 - 1915)

Original Triptych

Our scout reconnoiters the enemy encampment near the Yalu River (Waga sekkô Ôryokkô fukin ni tekijino o ukagau zu)


Scene frome the Sino-japanese war of a scout pausing atop a hillside along the Yalu river. He looks out accross the calm river at the bonfires of enemy.

A fantastic atmospheric design, capturing a quiet moment during this historic conflict.


Published circa 1894 (Meiji 27)

Publisher : Raku


Size : Oban (14" x 28" + margins in three separate panels. 

Condition : backed with stiff paper. A few small holes and tears at edges repaired from reverse.