Arts and Designs of Japan
June Selection June 2019

Artist Yoshimori
Title Honnoji Temple in Kyoto where Akechi Mitsuhide attacked Nobunaga in 1582
Date 1/1865
Publisher Gusokuya
Format Oban triptych (27 7/8" X 13 7/8")
Comment At this temple in Kyoto in 1582, Akechi Mitsuhide attacked Oda Nobunaga who, having been wounded, committed suicide. This may be showing a contemporary engagement of the Meiji Restoration disguised as a historical battle.
Price $250.
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