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100 Aspects, No 6. The Village of the Shi Clan on a Moonlit Night

Tsukioka Yoshitoshi, 1885
100 Aspects, No 6. The Village of the Shi Clan on a Moonlit Night, Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
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100 Aspects, No 6. The Village of the Shi Clan on a Moonlit Night is an Edo Period Wood Block Print created by Tsukioka Yoshitoshi in 1885. The image is in the Public Domain, and tagged The Moon. SourceDownload

Shi Jin, the bandit hero from the novel Shui hu Zhuan (The Water Margin), meditates under the moon. His nickname, Kumonryu (the nine dragoned) references his spectacular tattoos.

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