R. Prost Gallery
Asagao -- Morning glory (Japanese). Literally "morning face", it is an image of transience.
Enchiridion -- The title of a handbook of moral values by Epictetus (55 C.E. - 135 C.E.).
It is a guide to living a moral life.
Gaki -- Hungry ghost (Japanese). A being in a realm of the afterlife
caught between death and the attainment of rest.
Jinji -- Human affairs (Japanese). One of the sub-categories of haiku.
Kabe -- Wall (Japanese).
Kado -- The Way of words or poetry (Japanese). One of several "ways" to live a life.
Kakemono -- A scroll or image displayed in an alcove of a home (Japanese).
Kumo -- Cloud (Japanese).
-- This is a medieval (alchemical?) image symbolic of one's lifespan.
It is composed of the waxing and waning moon and the space between.