Yoshitoshi (100 Phases)
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Cassia-tree Moon - Wu Gang


Artist: Yoshitoshi (100 Phases)
Date: March 1886
Size/Format: Oban Tate-e, 9.5 by 14 inches
Description: According to Chinese legend, eight giant cassia trees, ten thousand feet high, grow on the moon. Wu Gang, shown here as a wood-cutter, was tasked by the gods to chop off their branches.
Series: 100 Phases of the Moon
Publisher: Akiyama Buemon
Condition: Very Good.
Impression: Very Good.
Price: £420    ORDER

 

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