Kamisaka Sekka and other - Rimpa Pattern - by Unsodo, Kyoto, Japan.
Kamisaka Sakka (1866~1942 )
Kamisaka Sekkawas an important artistic figure in early twentieth-century Japan.
Born in Kyoto to a Samurai family, his talents for art and design were recognized early.
He eventually allied himself with the traditional Rimpa school of art.
He is considered the last great proponent of this artistic tradition.
Sekka also worked in lacquer and in a variety of other media.
Furuya Korin (1875~1910)
Furuya Korin was design guidance as an assistant Kamisaka Sekka
at Kyoto Municipal School of Arts and Crafts (now Kyoto City University of Arts)
In 1900 he became a teacher at the Kyoto Municipal School of Arts and Crafts,
where he reached the rank of assistant professor in 1905.
Like his mentor Kamisaka Sekka he published numerous woodblock-printed books
through Yamada Unsodo of Kyoto,
who also published the catalogues of the Shinko Bijutsu Tenrankai exhibitions.
Nakamura Houchu (?~1819)
Painter of the late Edo period and born in Kyoto.
Nakamura Houchu drew a piece of Korin (Korin) school style and literati painting.
Rinpa is one of the major historical schools of Japanese painting.
It was created in 17th century Kyoto
by Honami Koetsu (1558–1637) and Tawaraya Sotatsu (d. c.1643).
Roughly fifty years later, the style was consolidated by
brothers Ogata Korin (1658–1716) and Ogata Kenzan (1663–1743).
by Kamisaka Sekka, Furuya Korin,Nakamura Houchu, and other.
This book contain full color pictures of woodblock print of Rimpa Pattern
Approx Book Size
Height 24.08 cm x Width 23.08 cm
(H 9.45" x W 9.37")
Number of pages
(It is written in only Japanese)
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