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Yonehide (active 1904)


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Yonehide  (active 1904)

Sources: Guide to Modern Japanese Woodblock Prints: 1900-1975 by Helen Merritt and Nanako Yamada, University of Hawaii Press, 1992, p. 175; In Battle's Light: Woodblock Prints of Japan's Early Modern Wars, Elizabeth de Sabato Swinton, Worcester Art Museum, 1991, p. 125
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Yonehide.  
Russo-Japanese War prints published by Matsuno Yonejiro.


He may be the publisher Matsuno Yoneijiro, who combined his own name with the second character from that of the artist Migata Toshihide (1863-1925).1

It is noted in In Battle's Light: Woodblock Prints of Japan's Early Modern Wars, Elizabeth de Sabato Swinton, Worcester Art Museum, 1991, p. 22, that Yonehide was "probably" a student of Yoshitoshi's.

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1. The woodblocks from Migita Toshihide's 1895 print Captain Sakuma Raising a War Cry at the Occupation of the Pescadores were reused for the 1904 print in this collection Japanese Forces Occupying Yizhou. Russian Soldiers Fleeing to the North Bank of the Yalu.