Scene from The Kōrin Picture Book (Volume 2)

Color woodblock printed book | 1800s

Nakamura Hōchū

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.

Credit: Seventy-fifth anniversary gift of Leight...
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