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100 Aspects, No 2. Chang'e flees to the moon

100 Aspects, No 2. Chang'e flees to the moon, 1885 — Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
36.8 cm24.1 cm

100 Aspects, No 2. Chang'e flees to the moon is an Edo Period, Wood Block Print Printmaking created by Tsukioka Yoshitoshi in 1885. The image is in the Public Domain, and tagged Moon, and 100 Aspects of the Moon. Source

According to a Chinese legend, the Queen Mother of the West gifted an elixir of immortality to a human man, but his wife Chang'e stole the drink, consumed it, and fled to the heaven to become the spirit of the moon. 

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