Chang’e flees to the moon (Joga hongetsu tsuki)
According to one version of this Chinese legend, the Queen Mother of the West rewarded the husband of Chang’e with the elixir of immortality. She stole and drank it, and fled to heaven where she became the spirit of the moon.
Tagged as: china. japan. ukiyo-e. 100 views of the moon. tsukioka yoshitoshi. yoshitoshi tsukioka. chang'e. moon. art.