Beisaku (Triptych)
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The Blizzard

Artist: Beisaku (Triptych)
Date: ca. 1894
Size/Format: Oban Triptych, each sheet 14.75 by 10 ins approx.
Description: "Braving Heavy Snow - a Japanese Officer Scouts Enemy Territory." A mounted officer is shown scouting in the face of a blizzard, accompanied by a soldier on foot armed with a traditional yari spear and katana.
Condition: Pinholes to corners of each sheet, otherwise fine.
Impression: Fine.
Notes: Considered one of the most striking designs among the illustrations of the Sino-Japanese War.
Price: (SOLD)


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