Japanese Officer on Horseback Attacking a Chinese Foot Soldier

by Meiji era artist (not read)

Current Status

Japanese Officer on Horseback Attacking a Chinese Foot Soldier by Meiji era artist (not read)

Original Meiji era Japanese Woodblock Print
Japanese Officer on Horseback Attacking a Chinese Foot Soldier

A Fuji Arts $25 Opening Special Offer Auction! Get your bid in!

Senso-e - Senso-e are prints depicting wars, most often the Sino-Japanese War of 1894 - 1895 and the Russo-Japanese War in 1904 - 1905. Primarily triptychs, these images filled the journalistic need for illustrations of current activities on the battle front, but also acted as propaganda, encouraging support for the wars and fostering patriotism. These prints emphasized the bravery and success of the army and navy, using dramatic designs and bold compositions, with customers eagerly purchasing the latest prints. Some famous Meiji era artists did senso-e, including Kiyochika, Chikanobu, and Gekko. By the time the Russo-Japanese War came around, woodblock prints had fallen out of favor due to competition with photography and lithography, so fewer designs exist from this time period as compared to the Sino-Japanese War.

Artist - Meiji era artist (not read)

Image Size - 12 3/4" x 8 1/2" + margins as shown

Condition - This print with good color and detail as shown. Creasing. Please see photos for details.

Japanese Officer on Horseback Attacking a Chinese Foot Soldier by Meiji era artist (not read)
Japanese Officer on Horseback Attacking a Chinese Foot Soldier by Meiji era artist (not read)

Auction Rules and guidelines

This Auction Falls Under Our Standard Auction Rules and Guidelines

If you are a new bidder, please read the Rules and Guidelines page before bidding.