The Mongol Invasion of Japan

Illustration

Arienne King
by Walters Art Museum
published on 01 October 2019
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"The Mongol Invasion" is a Japanese silk tapestry by Kawashima Jimbei II (Japanese, 1853 - 1910 CE), based on an oil painting by Morizumo Yugyo (1854 - 1927 CE). The painting depicts the Mongol Empire's failed invasions of Japan in in 1274 and 1281 CE. According to legend, the Japanese were said to be assisted by a divinely sent typhoon both times.

364.8 x 302.3 cm (143 5/8 x W: 119 in.). From the collection of the Walters Art Museum in Baltimore, US.

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Museum, W. A. (2019, October 01). The Mongol Invasion of Japan. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/11272/the-mongol-invasion-of-japan/

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