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Maker(s):Katsukawa Shunshō
Culture:Japanese (1726-1792)
Title:Tomoe Gozen (on horseback in battle)
Materials:woodblock print
Measurements:overall: 10 in x 7 5/8 in; 25.4 cm x 19.4 cm
Accession Number:  AC 2005.1091
Credit Line:Gift of William Green
Museum Collection:  Mead Art Museum at Amherst College

The female samurai Tomoe Gozen is killing another warrior while riding on horseback. The horse is agitated.

bow and arrow; fighting; figures; folklore; historical figures; horses; killing; swords; trees; warriors; weapons; women

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