Cassia-trees on the Moon

Cassia-trees on the Moon

Oban tate-e (9.5 by 14 ins approx.)
Catalogue ID: Yoshitoshi M26
Artist: Yoshitoshi
Date: 1886
Series: 100 Aspects of the Moon
Publisher: Akiyama Buemon
Description: Wu Gang, having offended the gods, is sentenced to cut the cassia-trees that grow on the moon or eternity. Here he is shown taking a challenging stance with his axe.
Condition: Overall soiling
Impression: Very good.

Availability: Sold