Cassia-tree Moon - Wu Gang

Cassia-tree Moon - Wu Gang

Oban Tate-e, 9.5 by 14 inches
Catalogue ID: Yoshitoshi 223#
Artist: Yoshitoshi
Date: March 1886
Series: 100 Aspects of the Moon
Publisher: Akiyama Buemon
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.
Condition: Very Good. Retains Japanese album backing
Impression: Very Good.

Availability: Available

£420.00