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Minamoto Yoshitsune Rescues the Empress

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Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (aka Yoshitoshi), Japanese, (1839–1892)
Minamoto Yoshitsune Rescues the Empress, 1889
Ink on paper
14 1/16 x 18 11/16 in. (35.72 x 47.47 cm)

Object Type: Print
Technique: Wood-block Printing
Period: Meiji (Japan, 1869-1912)
Credit Line: Gift of Jean Marshall Cates '37
Accession Number: 2013.20.4

The Minamato defeated the Taira clan decisively during a sea battle. When the struggle was lost, the Taira emperor jumped into the sea with the Secret Sword and Great Seal, and drowned. The Taira empress was rescued by Yoshitsune.

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ink on paper

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