Yoshitoshi (100 Phases)
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Chang E flees to the Moon


Artist: Yoshitoshi (100 Phases)
Date: October 1885
Size/Format: Oban Tate-e, 9.5 by 14 inches
Description: An ancient Chinese story explains how the moon came to have a queen. The lady in this print. Chang E, called Yoga in Japanese, was the wife of an archer, Hou Yi, who served the mythical Yao, emperor of China, four thousand years ago
Series: 100 Phases of the Moon
Publisher: Akiyama Buemon
Condition: Some movement of the red pigment, otherwise very good. Retains original Japanese album backing.
Impression: Very Good.
Price: £380    ORDER

 

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