Tomoe Gozen

Posted by on Thursday, September 13, 2012 Under: Art


Title: Tomoe Gozen

Date: 1899

Artist: Toyohara Chikanobu (1838–1912)

Infomation: This painting depicts the legendary female warrior Tomoe Gozen at the Battle of Awazu
in 1184. So the story goes, she killed one of the warriors shown with her, Uchida Ieyoshi, and
escaped capture from the other, Hatakeyama Shigetada.

In : Art 


Tags: samurai  "samurai artwork"  japan  "tomoe gozen"  "hatakeyama shigetada"  war  "uchida ieyoshi"   

 

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