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Woman Warrior Tomoe Gozen Kills Ieyoshi
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Woman Warrior Tomoe Gozen Kills Ieyoshi


Description Exhibitions Provenance Inscription Credit
Description Tomoe Gozen on horseback kills Uchida Ieyoshi at the battle at Awazu no hara (1184) where she fought along side her lover Minamoto Yoshinaka. The other warrior named in the scene is Wada Yoshimori.
Exhibitions
  • The Nature of Loyalty: Japanese Warrior Prints of the Nineteenth Century. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1989.
Provenance C. Robert Snell, Oriental Arts & Antiques, Timonium, Maryland; purchased by Justine Lewis Keidel, Owings Mills, Maryland, after 1971; given to Walters Art Museum, 1991.
Inscriptions [Signature] Yoshu Chikanobu
Credit Gift of Justine Lewis Keidel, 1991

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Creators
Period
ca. 1880 (Meiji)
Medium
pigments on mulberry paper
(Prints)
Accession Number
95.625
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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