Japanese Art Gallery
This gallery gathers public domain works.
※ Works that passed the copyright protection period after the death of the author are posted.
|ogata kourin （尾形光琳） 1798 - 1861|
Ogata Korin (Japanese: 尾形光琳; 1658 ? June 2, 1716) was a Japanese painter, lacquerer and designer of the Rinpa school.
Korin is best known for his byobu folding screens, such as Irises and Red and White Plum Blossoms (both registered National Treasures), and his paintings on ceramics and lacquerware produced by his brother Ogata Kenzan (1663?1743). Also a prolific designer, he worked with a variety of decorative and practical objects, such as round fans, makie writing boxes or inro medicine cases.