'The Cosmic Sword' (Yuzhou feng)

Yuzhou feng
The Cosmic Sword
1959, August
Shanghai renmin meishu chubanshe (上海人民美术出版社)
77x53 cm.
BG E39/685

A scene from the Beijing opera "The Cosmic Sword". Lady Zhao Yanrong (赵艳容), played by Mei Lanfang, is victim of a complex court intrigue and pretends to be mad in order to prevent being raped.

This print from the January 1960 edition.

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