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Battle of the Great Road by Meiji era artist (not read)

Item Number: 997033

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Item Type: Fixed Price Item
Item Category: Meiji Era, 1868 - 1912
Item Number: 997033
Price: $235.00
   


Battle of the Great Road by Meiji era artist (not read)

Original Meiji era Japanese Woodblock Print
Battle of the Great Road

Senso-e - Senso-e are prints depicting wars, most often the Sino-Japanese War of 1894 - 1895 and the Russo-Japanese War in 1904 - 1905. Primarily triptychs, these images filled the journalistic need for illustrations of current activities on the battle front, but also acted as propaganda, encouraging support for the wars and fostering patriotism. These prints emphasized the bravery and success of the army and navy, using dramatic designs and bold compositions, with customers eagerly purchasing the latest prints. Some famous Meiji era artists did senso-e, including Kiyochika, Chikanobu, and Gekko. By the time the Russo-Japanese War came around, woodblock prints had fallen out of favor due to competition with photography and lithography, so fewer designs exist from this time period as compared to the Sino-Japanese War.

Artist - Meiji era artist (not read)
Image Size - 14" x 27 3/8"
Condition - This print with excellent color and detail as shown. Three separate panels, backed with somewhat stiff paper. A couple creases at edges. Please see photos for details.


Battle of the Great Road by Meiji era artist (not read)

Battle of the Great Road by Meiji era artist (not read)

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