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Gohozon
Small Wall Scroll

Gohozon - Small Wall Scroll
Gohozon - Small Wall Scroll
85.5cm
33¾"
32.2cm
12¾"

Typical Gallery Price: $70.00

Your Price: $29.88


• Delivered to you in Ashburn by Nov 21st.
• All U.S. orders ship for just $3.80 total.
• This was part of an experiment. Not planning to make more.
• Handmade Wall Scroll.
• Money-Back Guarantee.

Approximate Measurements

Artwork Panel: 14cm x 22.7cm ≈ 5½" x 9"

Silk/Brocade: 23.2cm x 85.5cm ≈ 9" x 33¾"

Width at Wooden Knobs: 32.2cm ≈ 12¾"

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Nam-myoho-renge-kyo Gohonzon

Gohozon - Small Wall Scroll close up view

Close up view of the artwork mounted to this silk brocade wall scroll

A Gohonzon is an “object of devotion.” This is a Gohonzon is meant to be part of a small Nichiren Buddhism altar.

Nam-myoho-renge-kyo is written down the center of the Gohonzon in bold characters. The phrase is a fragment of the Lotus Sutra and expresses a vow to believe in our Buddhahood and take action in alignment with this vow.

On either side of Nam-myoho-renge-kyo are characters that represent the various positive and negative tendencies and energies within life. All such energies are intrinsic to life, but harmonized by the law of Nam-myoho-renge-kyo, all reveal an enlightened aspect and function to create value and happiness.

This is a very small wall scroll (one of the smallest that I have ever made), and it's priced below my cost, since it was part of an experiment. Please note the dimensions before you buy. If you need a bigger one, I can make it for you.

This item was listed or modified
Nov 10th, 2019

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About My Giclée Prints

I'm really into this as a hobby more than a business, but that means I have more dedication to the art than the profit. I love to experiment with different papers and graphic designs until I find the perfect combination. Quality really matters to me, and is also more important than profit. There's another fine art print shop down the street that charges twice as much as I do - so maybe I am doing something wrong, but you benefit from my folly.

James Cowart and Canon Giclee Printer

A photographer that I admire, Jeremy Cowart, and his Canon imagePROGRAF PRO Series printer.

It took me a few years to find just the right fine art giclée printer.
The first printer handled the handmade papers from Japan and China really well, but the dye-based ink could fade in direct sunlight (dye-based inks are not good for long-lasting art).
The next printer was a huge HP DesignJet. I spent almost $7000 on the used printer, new heads, and new ink tanks just get it going. However, it constantly jammed when trying to feed these fine papers. I sold it for $1200 - ouch!
I finally bought a wonderful Canon imagePROGRAF PRO Series. A big investment (printer and initial ink, about $6000) but this time it was a good investment.

This Canon printer has 18,432 nozzles and can fire more than 32 Million precision droplets of ink per second. Your home inkjet printer cannot compete with that.
There are 12 ink tanks, and with so many ink colors, the gamut is excellent.
This printer can reproduce any color the human eye can perceive, and the gradients and tones are smooth and, well, perfect.

I use only authentic Canon Lucia Pro pigment-based inks. This ink archival and UV-resistant. In independent laboratory testing, giclée prints created with this ink are rated to last 95 years without fading (but still don't hang this in direct sunlight). I figure you'll get a lifetime of enjoyment if you take good care of this artwork.



Want a customized wall scroll or custom-sized print? Just contact me!

I can print this larger, on the paper texture of your choice, and give you whatever silk brocade colors you want. Ready-to-frame prints can be delivered in a few days. However, it does take several weeks for custom wall scrolls. Either way, it's worth the wait if you want something really custom and unique.

Typical Gallery Price: $70.00

Your Price: $29.88


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