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100 Aspects, No 3. Rising Moon Over Mt. Nanping

Tsukioka Yoshitoshi, 1885
100 Aspects, No 3. Rising Moon Over Mt. Nanping, Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
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100 Aspects, No 3. Rising Moon Over Mt. Nanping is an Edo Period and Meiji Wood Block Print created by Tsukioka Yoshitoshi in 1885. The image is in the Public Domain, and tagged The Moon. SourceDownload

In a scene from the novel “The Romance of the Three Kingdoms” the powerful Chinese ruler Cao Cao (150-220 AD), surveys the Yangtze River, watching the path of two crows. Distant cliffs foreshadow Cao Cao’s eventual defeat in the battle of Chibi The battle of the Red Cliffs.

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