Artist: Utagawa Yoshiiku (歌川芳幾)

Print: Cowardly Pigs With Five Heads and Ten Bodies - 弱虫: 五豕十豕之圖

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Dates: circa 1895,created
Dimensions: 9.375 in,14.25 in,Overall dimensions
Medium: Japanese color woodblock print

Signed: (Something) Yoshiiku

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Sino-Japanese War propaganda showing Chinese in disarray - ten bodies and five heads. The character 豕 in the title cartouche means 'pig' in Japanese. This would be an appropriate slur from such a jingoistic artist in a jingoistic age.