Utagawa TOYOKUNI I (1769 - 1825)
Warriors from an episode of the 14C book, Heike Monogatari (Tales of the Heike), an account of the Genpei War between the Taira and Minamoto clans, 1180 - 1185
published by Yamamotoya Heikichi c. 1815
left:the hot headed general, Matano Gora Kagehisa allied to the Taira clan (d.1182).
right: Oba Kagechika (1147-99),of the Minamoto clan, the destroyer of the Taira, at Ishibashiyama in 1180
original woodblock print, framed, 36.2 x 24.6 cm