Arrival of a Portuguese ship, Anonymous, 1600 - 1625

Arrival of a Portuguese ship, Anonymous, 1600 - 1625

paper, h 169cm × w 363cm. More details

The annual arrival of Portuguese ships in the harbour of Nagasaki was a familiar theme in art around 1600. On this pair of screens, produce is being unloaded while the captain and his crew disembark. A Jesuit priest and two Japanese Christians greet him, identifiable by the prayer beads they are holding.

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