Hasegawa School

Work of a school of painters founded by Hasegawa Tohaku (1539-1610), probably located in Kyoto in or near Hompoji, a Nichiren temple affiliated with Tohaku's family. The style is characterized by typically large-scale works involving many rooms, with Chinese themes and motifs. It appears that Tohaku had four artist sons, but the school disappeared by the end of the 17th century.

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Refers to the work of a school of painters founded by Hasegawa Tohaku (1539-1610), probably located in Kyoto in or near Hompoji, a Nichiren temple affiliated with Tohaku's family. The style is characterized by typically large-scale works involving many rooms, with Chinese themes and motifs. It appears that Tohaku had four artist sons, but the school disappeared by the end of the 17th century.

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300018651. The J. Paul Getty Trust.