The Kōrin Picture Book


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This set of books is in the orihon, or folding-book format.


Nakamura Hōchū prized the design acumen of earlier painter Ogata Kōrin (1658–1716) and honored him with this two-volume set of woodblock printed images. While Hōchū sampled the original compositions from Kōrin’s works, the prints in these books are heavily inflected with his own loose, whimsical drawing style.
The Kōrin Picture Book

The Kōrin Picture Book


Nakamura Hōchū

(Japanese, d. 1819)
Japan, Edo period (1615–1868)

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