Trivium Art HistoryTsukioka Yoshitoshi

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

100 Aspects, No 3. Rising Moon Over Mt. Nanping, 1885 — Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
36.8 cm24.1 cm

100 Aspects, No 3. Rising Moon Over Mt. Nanping is an Edo Period, Meiji, 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

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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