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[Musha]taira no tomomori

[Musha]taira no tomomori Print shows the ghost of Taira no Tomomori crashing through waves to avenge the Taira naval defeat by the Minamoto forces during the Genpei War. ... show more

[Musha]taira no tomomori
1 print : woodcut, color ; 28.1 x 16.9 cm.
Print shows the ghost of Taira no Tomomori crashing through waves to avenge the Taira naval defeat by the Minamoto forces during the Genpei War.
  • Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06.
  • From the series: Shinkei sanjū rokkaisen : Selection of 36 hair raising transformations (Shinkei 36 kaisen)
  • Format: vertical Oban Nishikie, trimmed.
  • Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).
  • Fine Prints: Japanese, pre-1915
  • Taira, Tomomori,--1151 or 2-1185.
  • Warriors--Japan--1880-1890.
  • Ghosts--Japan--1880-1890.
  • Clothing & dress--Japan--1880-1890.
  • Seas--1880-1890.
  • Japan--History--Gempei Wars, 1180-1185.
  • Ukiyo-e--Japanese--Color--1880-1890.
  • Woodcuts--Japanese--Color--1880-1890.
Taiso, Yoshitoshi, 1839-1892, artist
Taira no Tomomori.

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