Edo Period Heike and Genji Tale Japanese Screen

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Eight paintings on paper illustrating some excerpts from "The Chronicle of the Heike" historical novel book of the Japanese writer Eiji Yoshikawa. He describes with great realism, the accession to power of the Heike clan warriors or Taira particularly his struggles with the Genji clan or Minnamoto.

Japan-Edo paintings (18th century).
Screen mounting four back leaves.

Height 84 cm-175 cm length.
      
Details
Place of Origin
Japan
Date of Manufacture
1780
Period
Mid-18th Century
Materials and Techniques
Painted   Paper
Bronze
Silk
Wood
Condition
Excellent
Dimensions
33.07 in. H x 68.9 in. W x 0.79 in. D
84 cm H x 175 cm W x 2 cm D
Dealer Location
Paris, France
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
f104861606224967533fs
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