2018 Calendar -- Art of Ukiyoe Shunga

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Ukiyoe is the most distinctive of Japanese art styles. Meaning "pictures of the floating world," it refers to woodblock prints made during the Edo and Meiji periods of Japan, becoming immensely popular because of their affordability (they were mass-produced) and their visions of famous people and daily life. This wall calendar celebrates ukiyoe with different shunga artworks, all of them distinctive in their simplicity and beauty. Enjoy the traditional arts of Japan with this calendar. A wonderful calendar made here in Japan.

Pages: 16
Length: 59cm (23.2in)
Width: 42cm (16.5in)

Availability: In stock

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About

Ukiyoe is the most distinctive of Japanese art styles. Meaning "pictures of the floating world," it refers to woodblock prints made during the Edo and Meiji periods of Japan, becoming immensely popular because of their affordability (they were mass-produced) and their visions of famous people and daily life. This wall calendar celebrates ukiyoe with different shunga artworks, all of them distinctive in their simplicity and beauty. Enjoy the traditional arts of Japan with this calendar. A wonderful calendar made here in Japan.

Pages: 16
Length: 59cm (23.2in)
Width: 42cm (16.5in)