Jan 14, 2021

Scene from The Kōrin Picture Book (Volume 1)

Scene from The Kōrin Picture Book (Volume 1)


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Nakamura Hōchū 中村 芳中

(Japanese, d. 1819)

Color woodblock printed book

Seventy-fifth anniversary gift of Leighton R. Longhi 1991.118.1.a



Ogata Korin (1658-1716) was one of the most admired artists of Rimpa, or "decorative school painting." These books by the charming later-generation Rimpa artist Hochu record Korin's inventive designs.

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