View 1 of Lot 40. ANONYMOUS, EDO PERIOD, 17TH CENTURY | THE BATTLE OF YASHIMA AND ICHINOTANI.
View 1 of Lot 40. ANONYMOUS, EDO PERIOD, 17TH CENTURY | THE BATTLE OF YASHIMA AND ICHINOTANI.
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ANONYMOUS, EDO PERIOD, 17TH CENTURY | THE BATTLE OF YASHIMA AND ICHINOTANI

Estimate:

100,000 - 150,000 GBP

ANONYMOUS, EDO PERIOD, 17TH CENTURY | THE BATTLE OF YASHIMA AND ICHINOTANI

ANONYMOUS, EDO PERIOD, 17TH CENTURY | THE BATTLE OF YASHIMA AND ICHINOTANI

Estimate:

100,000 - 150,000 GBP

ANONYMOUS

EDO PERIOD, 17TH CENTURY

THE BATTLE OF YASHIMA AND ICHINOTANI


pair of six-fold screens: ink, colour on paper

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Each panel: 47 x 139.5 cm., 18½ x 55 in.

The first screen depicting the Battle of Ichinotani depicts the Death of Atsumori (Atsumori no saigo). The young warrior in the sea looking back is Taira Atsumori, another warrior who is following him after Kumagai Naozane. All the Heike warriors are running away from their fort to the sea. 


The second screen depicting the Battle of Yashima showcases Yumi nagashi. The warrior in the middle who is trying to pick up his arrow is Minamoto Yoshitsune. The warrior in the ship who is trying to get Yoshitsune is Taira Moritsugu (Ecchu-jiro-byoe Moritsugu).