Trivium Art HistoryTsukioka Yoshitoshi

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

100 Aspects, No 6. The Village of the Shi Clan on a Moonlit Night, 1885 — Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
36.8 cm24.1 cm

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

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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