FAMOUS SPY OF THE SINO JAPANESE WAR
Triptych woodblock print in colour, each image 38 x 25 cms. complete 72 x 38 cms.
An exciting picture of sergeant Kawasaki Iseo who escapes from Chinese troops during the first Sino-Japanese war. Kawasaki Iseo swam across the Taidong river to spy on the enemy and subsequently escaped in a stolen boat to the positions of the Imperial Japanese army. Dressed in just his underwear and a hat, he escapes while enemy bullets tear up the sky around him.
Stock ref: 14119