An antique Japanese print illustrating the invasion of Jiuliancheng by the Japanese during The First Sino-Japanese War (1894-1895) by ukiyo-e artist, Adachi Ginkō .
Adachi Ginkō (安達 吟光, born 1853 – 1908) was a Japanese artist best known for his prints in the ukiyo-e style as a member of the Utagawa school. He worked in a variety of genres, including portraits of beauties and actors, landscapes, book illustrations, and satirical works, and produced a large number of triptychs of contemporary events. His most successful work was his Pictorial Outline of Japanese History series of triptychs in the late 1880s. He was jailed and fined in 1889 for caricaturing the Meiji Emperor.
Good condition, age-toning, small torn on the side
Measures: 720 mm x 380 mm
Purchase code: BG-13255-2