Frederik Johnsen

Frederik Johnsen

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Songoku, the Monkey King, or Sun Wukong in Chinese, is the hero of the Chinese novel The Journey to the West. He was a mischievous deity whose pranks wreaked havoc in Heaven. To atone for his misdeeds, he was assigned to serve as a bodyguard for a pious monk travelling between China and India carrying the Buddhist scriptures. In this print, Songoku holds his iron spear, cavorting with another legendary animal, the Jade Rabbit. According to Chinese tradition, this immortal rabbit can be se...

Tsukioka Yoshitoshi, Japanese, 1839 - among his masterpieces is Aspects of the Moon", done between 1885 and

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