Depiction of a fierce battle between Chinese and Japanese forces at the outside of Pyongyang (Heijo in Japanese). A elderly officer bravely leads the troops. The running clouds and the orange tinged sky add dramatic feeling.
Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts.
References : Illustrated in the Shinbaku Books 2014 publication “Massacres in Manchuria: Sino Japanese War
Prints 1894-1895”, edited by Jack Hunter, page 52.
Illustrated in the 2008 paper Throwing Off Asia II: woodblock prints of the Sino-Japanese War (1894-95) by John W. Dower – Chapter Two, 2-18.
Illustrated in the 2014 Stratus, Poland publication “Sino-Japanese Naval War 1894-1895. Maritime Series No 3105” by Piotr Olender. Page 64.