Japan 1797 – 1861

The Battle of Yashima [Yashima oo-kassen] 1849-52 Description: [The battle of Yashima] | fight on the shore, with the Taira fleet in the offing. Naozane and Atsumori, locked in struggle, fall from their horses | Tajima no Kami Tsunemasa mounted | Norimori wrestling with Yoshiyasu.
Place made: Tokyo, Kanto, Tokyo metropolis, Japan
Materials & Technique: prints, relief; woodblock, printed in colour, from numerous blocks Support: Japanese paper
Place Published: Edo, Yebi-ya Rinnosuke

Dimensions: sheet 25.6 h x 37.8 w cm sheet 25.4 h x 37.6 w cm sheet 25.6 h x 37.8 w cm triptych 25.6 h x 113.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Alan R. Dodge 1996
Accession No: NGA 96.620.A-C
Subject: Japan: Edo prints