Description The great clan wars of the 12th century furnished endless semi-legendary material for dramatization. In this play the future leader Yoshitsune (left middle) wins a precious treatise on military tactics from Kiichi Hogen (right), with the help of Kiichi's adoring daughter (left) and Kiichi's young half-brother, disguised as a servant (right middle).
Provenance Robert S. Shaull [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1990, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] Shigeharu ga
Credit Bequest of Robert S. Shaull, 1990
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