Japanese, 17th – 18th century, male.
Born 1663, in Kyoto Prefecture; died 1743.
Kenzan was the brother of Korin Ogata, the great Edo painter (1658-1716), and became known first as a ceramicist. He and Ninsei Nonomura introduced a new form of richly decorated ceramic art, which was very successful in the Genroku period (1668-1703). The son of Soken Ogata, Kenzan received a very good education
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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies
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