Ohara Shoson Mini Wall Calendar 2020


Now Available: Small / mini wall calendar 178 x 178mm (opening to hang 178 x 356 mm). 12 beautiful monthly colour plates; Cellophane wrapped, with stiffening board. Published by Pomegranate Publishing in the United States.

The artist - 

Ohara Shōson (1877–1945) was a master of Japan’s shin hanga (new print) movement, which breathed new life into traditional ukiyo-e printmaking. The term ukiyo is a reference to Buddhist belief about the transient nature of life, the “floating world” of living in the moment. With their depth and delicacy, Shōson’s elegant kacho-e (bird-and-flower prints) capture an owl at the instant of landing on a moonlit branch, the swirl of water around a paddling wood duck’s feet, the alert stillness of a standing egret—the fleeting beauty of nature.

All of Pomegranate’s calendars are printed with soy-based inks on FSC® certified paper, which means the paper has been certified by the Forest Stewardship Council™ and manufactured by an FSC certified printer. FSC certification promotes responsible forest management by ensuring that forestry practices are environmentally responsible, socially equitable, and economically viable.

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