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Picture of the April Negotiations

Picture of the Occupation of the Hodai Fort, at Wei-Hai-Wei by our 2nd Army

Japanese Color Woodblock Print 

Picture of the April Negotiations

by Yūsai Toshiaki, 1895

Yūsai Toshiaki (1864-1921)

IHL Cat. #260

About This Print

The title of the print makes reference to the "April negotiations", meaning the negotiations between Japan and China to conclude the Treaty of Shimonoseki ending the Sino-Japanese War.  For more details on the Treaty see the subsection "The Treaty Ending the War and the Tripartite Intervention" in the article Sino-Japanese War Prints (1894-1895).

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Print Details

 IHL Catalog  #260
 Title (Description)  Picture of the April Negotiations 
 Seiwa danpan no zu 清和談判之図
 Artist  Yūsai Toshiaki (1864-1921) 幽斎年章
 Signature
年章画 Toshiaki ga
 Seal  幽斎 Yūsai (see image above)
 Pub. Date  October 1895 (Meiji 28)
 Publisher Tsunajima Kamekichi 綱島亀吉
seal of the publisher Tsujiokaya Kamekichi 辻岡屋
亀吉
[Marks: pub. ref. 549; seal not shown]

 Engraver
Watanabe Horiei
 Impression  excellent
 Colors  very good
 Condition  very good - trimmed to image; overall toning; several stains and soiling; several pin holes; not backed
 Genre  ukiyo-e - senso-e (Sino-Japanese War); Meiji era
 Miscellaneous  
 Format  vertical oban triptych
 H x W Paper
 13 5/8 x 9 1/4 in. (34.6 x 23.5 cm) each sheet
 Literature

 Collections This Print  New York Public Library 101954.a-c

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