Japanese Six Panel Screen: Tosa School Painting of the Battle of Yashima
17th century painting depicting the Genji (white flags), driving the Heike (red flags) from Yashima (modern day Takamatsu). This screen features the famous warrior, Minamoto Yoshitsune, reaching for his bow fallen in the water. The warrior in the ship trying to reach Yoshitsune is Taira Moritsugu. The battle of Yashima occured on March 22, 1185 (more information on request). Beautifully painted with unusually stylized clouds. Mineral pigments and gold flake on mulberry paper. One of a pair with S1663, sold separately.
- 17th century
- 55 1/4" h x 116 1/2" w x 3/4" d
- 140.3cm h x 295.9cm w
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- Price Range
- over $100,000