Cats in Spring Rain

£9.99

No one captures the graces and idiosyncrasies of cats quite like the painters, printmakers, and haiku masters of Japan. From the Edo to the Showa period, many artists turned their gaze toward an unlikely subject: their small feline companions. Closely observed portraits in words and ink elevate the everyday adventures of cats: taking a nap on a Buddha statue’s lap, daintily eating a rice ball, courting the neighbour’s cat. This curated collection of poems, prints, and paintings will leave you inspired to cultivate the serenity and wonder embodied by these creators – and by the cats themselves.

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No one captures the graces and idiosyncrasies of cats quite like the painters, printmakers, and haiku masters of Japan. From the Edo to the Showa period, many artists turned their gaze toward an unlikely subject: their small feline companions. Closely observed portraits in words and ink elevate the everyday adventures of cats: taking a nap on a Buddha statue’s lap, daintily eating a rice ball, courting the neighbor’s cat. This curated collection of poems, prints, and paintings will leave you inspired to cultivate the serenity and wonder embodied by these creators – and by the cats themselves. Presented as a sweet, jacketed paperback with thoughtful design touches, this volume includes each poem in both English and Japanese.

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Weight 0.222 kg
Dimensions 11.4 × 15.2 × 1.6 cm
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Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Hardback

Pages

156

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

895.61008 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K

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