Xuanzang will take a horse to fountain. Crescent Lake (Dunhuang)

  • Xuanzang will take a horse to fountain. Crescent Lake (Dunhuang)

Xuanzang will take a horse to fountain. Crescent Lake (Dunhuang)

Crescent Lake Named for its crescent-shaped oasis in the desert, it is a tourist attraction in Dunhuang.

Crescent Lake

In the Gobi Desert, where there is little water, Crescent Lake is a mysterious phenomenon that has survived without being eroded by the desert. Although it is a camel habitat, the author adds his attachment to horses to his work. I can imagine whether the scenery of “Creak’s Moon” has revived or whether it is a feeling for Xuanzang.
(The interpreter and researcher of the Nanjing tour that participated in 2018, Ms. Wei Daikoku, sent us an interpretation of the work. Masanao Sakamoto’s eldest daughter Kaoru Tokoro)

Project Details

  • 1985

  • 803×1,167

  • Oil Painting, Canvas