Rimpa: Decorative Japanese Painting
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Rimpa, one of the major movements of Japanese painting, was founded in Kyoto in the 17th century by Hon'ami Koetsu and Tawaraya Sotatsu. A feature of Rimpa is its rich decorative style using gold leaf. Simple natural subjects such as birds, flowers and plants were often used as motifs. Rimpa artists worked in various formats, notably folding screens, hanging scrolls, fans, woodblock printed books, lacquer ware, ceramics and textiles.
ISBN 9784894448988. Pie Books.