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Officer Sakuma leads attack and capture of Eijo
  • Watanabe Nobukazu
    1874–1944
    active: Japan
  • Officer Sakuma leads attack and capture of Eijo, 1895, Meiji period (1868–1912)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Mat Dimensions: 20 x 36 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1691.a,b,c
Description

Soldier on horseback at center with sword drawn. Two soldiers run behind horse at right. Additional horses and soldiers depicted in shadow at left center. Top left quadrant, castle buildings. Puffs of smoke run from upper right hand corner to lower left. Title cartouche at upper right corner, artists signature and other seal at lower right corner. Cat-shaped seal with information at lower left corner.