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

    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
  • Seller Location
    Paris, France
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    f104861606224967533fs
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