Posted by Guy Pepermans (188.8.131.52) on January 26, 2016 at 22:13:41:
In Reply to: unknown Triptych posted by LatestarPF on January 24, 2016 at 15:14:22:
I did some further research looking at the title in Japanese (神恵朋世記). Some of the scarce Japanese sources do refer indeed to the Boshin War (1868-69) but the wheels of the carriage in the right hand panel (also present in the title cartouche) are shaped as the Satsuma cross. So, I think that this triptych refers to the Satsuma rebellion (Seinan War) in 1877. Look also at the color scheme, in particular the use of purple.
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