Description The Mongols invaded Japan twice, in 1274 and 1281, and twice they were repulsed with the help of a sudden typhoon (a kamikaze or "divine wind"). Kawasaki Jimbei II began to produced large-scale silk tapestries following his visit to France in 1886. This tapestry was based on a full-size oil painting by Morizumo Yugyo (1854-1927).
Provenance Louisiana Purchase Exposition, St. Louis; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1904, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1904
Download Images Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Creative Commons License