Japanese Woodblock Prints by Hiroshige Large Wall Calendar 2020 (Two Formats)

$42.95

Large spiral bound wall calendar, 320 x 460mm, printed single sided on high quality, archival grade Italian felted or chalk paper stock.  The 'frame-worthy' selection of twelve stunning images by this artist makes this calendar a perfect, lasting gift. Published by Blue Island Press in Sydney. 100% Australian Made.

Note this year the large format calendar comes in two versions (please select your preference from the drop down format box)

  • version 1 is the same as in previous years with large calendar date boxes
  • version 2 is new, with a larger sized month image and a smaller calendar date grid without diary boxes.

Please note this calendar is larger and heavier than a standard wall calendar, so it is only priced for purchase within Australia. Because of its size and weight there may be a surcharge to send it overseas. So if you are outside Australia please email us for an exact shipping quote before placing your order.

The Artist -

Utagawa Hiroshige was born in 1797 in Edo, now Tokyo. He was one of the last great ukiyo-e masters of the colour woodblock print. His genius for landscape compositions was first recognised in the West by the Impressionists and Post-Impressionists. Possessing the ability to reduce the pictured scene to a few simple, highly decorative elements, Hiroshige captured the very essence of what he saw and turned it into a highly effective composition. There was in his work a human touch that no artist of the school had heretofore achieved; his pictures revealed a beauty that seemed somehow tangible and intimate. Snow, rain, mist, and moonlight scenes compose some of his most poetic masterpieces.

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