Japanese Woodblock Prints Large Wall Calendar 2022 (Format One)
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 - the Japanese Woodblock Prints large format calendar comes in two versions, in this version the image takes up approximately half of the page and calendar is a grid of diary date boxes on the bottom half of the page.
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.