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Nobukazu Yosai’s images of the First Sino-Japanese War

Posted: December 6th, 2022 | No Comments »

A triptych by Japanese artist Nobukazu Yosai (1872-1944) entitled ‘Attacking Beijing’ from 1894 and the First Sino-Japanese War. Published in Japan by Hasegawa Tsunejiro.

A quick bio of Nobuzaku: He worked in a variety of genres from pictures of beautiful women (bijinga) to famous views of modernizing Tokyo (kaika-e), including depictions of domestic industrial exhibitions, depictions of the emperor and empress, and war and rebellion prints (senso-e).

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