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Japanese 6-Panel Screen of the Genpei War
Japanese 6-Panel Screen of the Genpei War - Asian Works of Art Style Japanese 6-Panel Screen of the Genpei War -
Ref : 101242
19 000 €
Period :
18th century
Dimensions :
l. 111.42 inch X H. 43.31 inch
Asian Works of Art  - Japanese 6-Panel Screen of the Genpei War 18th century - Japanese 6-Panel Screen of the Genpei War
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Japanese 6-Panel Screen of the Genpei War

Ink, colors and gold on paper with gofun (calcified crushed shell) surrounded by a border of silk brocade and framed in black lacquered wood.
It depicts a famous 12th century war scene between the Minamoto and Taira clans.
On the second and third panels, from the right, probably Minamoto no Yoshitsune (1159-1189) mounted on his black horse Tayuguro leading his cavalry on their epic charge into the Hiyodori Gorge to attack the Taira forces encamped by the sea at Ichi no Tani (spring 1184); Unsigned.
Period: Edo 18th century.
Total dimension: 110 cm x 283 cm

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