• Imprint: Abrams Books
  • Publication Date: August 7, 2018
  • Price: $8.99
  • Trim Size: 7 x 7
  • ISBN: 978-1-4197-3033-7
  • EAN: 9781419730337
  • Page Count: 24
  • Illustrations: 13 color images
  • Format: Wall
  • Rights: World/All

Considered a symbol of prosperity, love, and honor, the peony has been the subject of artists’ eyes for centuries. This 16-month calendar features the fragrant flower in thirteen works—from floral patterns on luxurious silk robes and precious plates to hanging scrolls, oil paintings, and stunning architectural details—that celebrate the peony across cultures and over the centuries.

About the author

The Met presents over 5,000 years of art from every corner of the world. Founded in 1870, The Metropolitan Museum of Art is located in New York City's Central Park along Fifth Avenue.