- Ogata Gekkō, 1859-1920, Japanese
- Matsuno Yoneijiro, Japanese, publisher
The First Army Advancing on Fengtienfu (Daiichigun hōtenfu shingeki no zu)
Polychrome woodblock print
Sheet: 37.3 x 72.9 cm (14 11/16 x 28 11/16 inches)
Signature / Inscription / Marks
Bequest of Isaac C. Bates
Although the Chinese city of Fengtian (modern day Shenyang) was a targeted conquest in the Sino-Japanese War, peace negotiations prevented the Japanese from attacking. Ogata Gekkō, an artist who never went to the front, constructed this depiction of a much-anticipated battle that did not transpire.
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