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Title

Mount Ji Ming moon - Zi Fang , from the series One hundred aspects of the moon

05 June 1886

Artist

Tsukioka Yoshitoshi

Japan

1839 - 1892

  • Details

    Alternative title
    Keimeizan no tsuki - Shibō
    Place where the work was made
    Japan
    Period
    Meiji period 1868 - 1912 → Japan
    Date
    05 June 1886
    Media category
    Print
    Materials used
    colour woodblock; ōban
    Dimensions
    39.0 x 26.0 cm
    Signature & date

    Signed and dated.

    Credit
    Yasuko Myer Bequest Fund 2012
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    258.2012.31
    Copyright

    Reproduction requests

    Artist information
    Tsukioka Yoshitoshi

    Works in the collection

    119

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  • About

    Zi Fang is the literary name of Zhang Liang, who served Liu Bang in his rise to becoming the first Han emperor in 206 BC. According to the Shi Ji, China’s first history, Zhang climbed Mount Ji Ming on the night before a decisive battle and played melodies from the enemy soldiers’ home province. The men got so homesick they deserted, and thus doomed their army to defeat.

  • Places

    Where the work was made

    Japan

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 1 exhibition

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 3 publications

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