Rosetsu Chinsai, The Great Battle of Lu Shun Kou

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Artist: Rosetsu Chinsai (act.1900s)
Title: The Great Battle of Lu Shun Kou
Series title: Russo-Japanese War
Publisher: Kishida Chojiro
Date: 1904
Size: (L) 37.5 x 26.0 (C) 37.8 x 26.2 (R) 37.7 x 26.2 cm

絵師:珍斎呂雪
題名:日露旅順口大海戦之図
年代:明治34年

Original Japanese woodblock print.

rosetsu chinsai, The Great Battle of Lu Shun Kou
rosetsu chinsai, The Great Battle of Lu Shun Kou rosetsu chinsai, The Great Battle of Lu Shun Kou

Battle triptychs were produced in large numbers during the Sino-Japanese (1894 - 1895) and Russo-Japanese wars (1904 - 1905) to satisfy widespread interest in the progress of the imperial army and maintain popular support for the conflicts. The prints idealised the heroism of Japanese troops risking their lives for the emperor. As the demand for traditional woodblock prints fell in the Meiji era, many artists turned to wartime propaganda to make ends meet.

Rosetsu Chinsai


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Print FormatTriptych
ArtistRosetsu Chinsai
SubjectWar
Dimensions(L) 37.5 x 26.0 (C) 37.8 x 26.2 (R) 37.7 x 26.2 cm
Condition ReportHorizontal centrefolds.
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