Rotterdam – 24-07-19

A commissioned piece representing the battle of Bun’ei near Hakata Bay, where Samurai try to stop the Mongols in the year 1274. Legend has it that the first samurai knight plunged into the waves towards the Mongols’ ships much to his own demise.

 

Click here to see it in my studio as a work in progress.

Click here to see the framed result, ready for the pick-up.

 

Oil on panel (120 x 165 x 0.9 cm)

Artist: Corné Akkers

 

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