Japanese Two Panel Screen: Genpei Warriors
Japanese Two Panel Screen: Genpei Warriors
Japanese Two Panel Screen: Genpei Warriors
Japanese Two Panel Screen: Genpei Warriors
Japanese Two Panel Screen: Genpei Warriors
Japanese Two Panel Screen: Genpei Warriors
Japanese Two Panel Screen: Genpei Warriors
Japanese Two Panel Screen: Genpei Warriors
Japanese Two Panel Screen: Genpei Warriors
Japanese Two Panel Screen: Genpei Warriors
Japanese Two Panel Screen: Genpei Warriors
Japanese Two Panel Screen: Genpei Warriors

The Genpei War took place from 1180 – 1185, during which the Minamoto clan rebelled against the Taira clan for control of Japan. The two clans had a bitter rivalry for years, and the Minamoto clan tried to gain control several times before succeeding. This screen depicts a nobleman with his samurai officers, and a screen painted in the background. Tosa School painting in mineral pigments on mulberry paper with gold dust and a silk brocade border.

Period
Early 19th Century
Origin
Japan
Dimensions
66 3/4" h x 75" w x 3/4" d
169.545 cm h x 190.5 cm w x 1.905 cm d
Item #
S1212
Price Range
Price Range
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  • $25,000-$50,000
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