100 Aspects of the Moon # 2 by Tsukioka Yoshitoshi

100 Aspects of the Moon # 2 by Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
Item# chang-e-flees-to-the-moon-yoshitoshi
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Artist: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (Taiso) (1839-1892)

Woodblock Prints Title: One Hundred Aspects of the Moon # 2 Chang'e flees to the moon

1st Publication: October 1885

Size: 13-1/2" x 9" + Margins as shown

Date of this edition: October 1885

Publisher: Akiyama Buemon

Condition: Backed on an acid free album page. Left margin trimmed, affecting the seals. Excellent colors and impression, good overall condition.

More about this print: According to one version of this Chinese legend, the Queen Mother of the West rewarded the husband of Chang'e with the elixir of immortality. She stole and drank it, and fled to heaven where she became the spirit of the moon.

Pictures: Pictures are taken outdoor, in the shade, to reflect true colors, without any enhancements of any kind. The last picture is taken indoor, with a light behind the print, to reveal the exact paper grain, holes if any, or other possible flaws.


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