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The Kōrin Picture Book (Volume 1)

The Kōrin Picture Book (Volume 1)


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Nakamura Hōchū 中村 芳中

(Japanese, d. 1819)

One of a set of two woodblock printed folding-books; ink and color on paper

Book: 26 x 37.5 cm (10 1/4 x 14 3/4 in.); Book page: 25.2 x 18.2 cm (9 15/16 x 7 3/16 in.)

Seventy-fifth anniversary gift of Leighton R. Longhi 1991.118.1



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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