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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.

Early 19th Century
66 3/4" h x 75" w x 3/4" d
169.5cm h x 190.5cm w x 1.9cm d
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