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JAPAN.  Mizuno Toshikata (1866-1908)
JAPAN. Mizuno Toshikata (1866-1908)  Spectacular image of a soldier attacking the Chinese positions by himself with his sword held high. In the title of this triptych, the soldier is being compared with the brave Samurai warrior Kajiwara Kagesue who crossed the Uji river by himself in 1184 to be the first to attack the enemy in the second battle of Uji.   1894,
Triptych coloured woodblock print, each image 37 x 25 cms, complete triptych 72 x 25 cms.

Stock ref: 14120