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   250 Years of Japanese Prints and Illustrated Books

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Tsukioka YOSHITOSHI (1839 - 1892)


From the series Tsuki hyakushi (One Hundred Aspects of the Moon), number 26, the Casia Tree Moon (Wu Gang).

Wu Gang punished eternally to chop off the branches of the 10,000 feet high cassia trees on the moon, which instantly regrow.
Published by Akiyama Buemon, 1885













original woodblock print, 36.5 x 24. cm










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