Japanese Woodblock Prints Large Wall Calendar 2022 (Format Two)

$43.95

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 - the Japanese Woodblock Prints large format calendar comes in two versions,  in this version the images are larger and take up approximately two thirds of the page and the calendar dates, without any diary date boxes, is on the bottom third 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.

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