Masterpieces Selected from the
Korin School, Volume 1 (Korin Ogata)

Shiichi Tajima
Published by Shimbi Shoin, 1903

 

Kuki, Baron Riuichi (preface)
Tajima, Shiichi (editor):
Masterpieces Selected from the Korin School, Volume 1, Tokyo (52 Nichomachi, Shitaya-Ku), 1903, Shimbi Shoin, Volume 1 of a five volume set, large Folio (16 3/4 x 12 1/4 in - 42.5 x 31 cm), silk covers with beveled edges tied with blue string, front cover illustrated and with gilt lettering, all edges with gilt (top, side & bottom), decorated front and end papers, accompanying note indicates a printing of 2,000 copies, 31 plates (thirteen color woodblock plates and 18 black and white collotype plates), 22 pages of text in English. High quality thick paper stock pages (only one side used) used on all plates. This volume is devoted to Korin Ogata of the Korin School. The set of five contained only two volumes devoted to the Korin Ogata's works.

 

Text Pages (22 pp)

  1. Preface by Baron Riuichi Kuki (i-iiiv - 8 pages)
  2. General Introduction by Shiichi Tajima (ix-xv - 7 pages)
  3. Brief Explanation of the Composition and Use of Pigments (xvi-xix - 4 pages)
  4. Biographical Sketch of Korin Ogata (1-3 - 3 pages)

 

List of Plates

  1. Peony (wood-cut)

  2. Li Pai Looking at a Waterfall (b&w collotype)

  3. Azaleas (wood-cut)

  4. Flowers (wood-cut)
  5. Flowers (wood-cut)
  6. Ceremony of Purification (b&w collotype)
  7. Maples and Podocarpus Chinenis (b&w collotype)

  8. Old Foot-bridge and Iris (wood-cut)

  9. Plum trees (b&w collotype)

  10. Plum-trees (b&w collotype)

  11. Plum-trees (b&w collotype)

  12. Plum-trees (wood-cut)

  13. Crane (wood-cut)

  14. Deer (wood-cut)
  15. White Chrysanthemums and Flowering Grass (b&w collotype)
  16. Flowers of the Four Seasons (wood-cut)
  17. Flowers of the Four Seasons (b&w collotype)
  18. Flowers of the Four Seasons (b&w collotype)
  19. Flowers of the Four Seasons (b&w collotype)

  20. God of Wind (wood-cut)

  21. God of Thunder (wood-cut)
  22. Han-shan and Shih-te (b&w collotype)
  23. Catching Insects (b&w collotype)
  24. Fan-papers (b&w collotype)
  25. Fan-papers (b&w collotype)

  26. Fan-papers (wood-cut)

  27. Fan-papers (b&w collotype)
  28. Fan-papers (b&w collotype)
  29. Fan-papers (b&w collotype)
  30. Fan-papers (b&w collotype)
  31. Fan-papers (wood-cut)

    13 color wood-cuts
    18 black and white collotypes
    31 plates total

    Title Page

    Colophon

    Printed: Meiji 36 (1903).8.20
    Published: Meiji 36 (1903).8.25



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