Lot 1121
Ogata Gekko (Japanese, 1859-1920), Three Japanese Woodblock Print Triptychs
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Includes three woodblock print triptychs depicting battles from the Sino-Japanese War, each presented loose secured at top left and right corners in a presentation folder.

Senso-e, literally "war pictures," are a particularly dramatic form of Japanese woodblock print that emerged as a style of reportage during the Satsuma Rebellion of 1877, and went on to become a widespread and popular way of disseminating patriotic imagery during the Meiji period of the Sino-Japanese war and Russo-Japanese war.

Good estate condition; some light toning to paper.