Brill colours on backgrounds of gold-leaf squares.

School of Korin, Shiko his most gifted pupil. Two characteristic techniques employed here: moriage (heaping) of the chrysanthemums, where powdered chalk is built up to give an effect of relief; and the dripping of paint on to wet paint of a different colour (tarashikomi) for stalks and leaves.

Ashmolean Museum

Beaumont Street, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX1 2PH
01865 278000

Opening times

Tue – Sun, Bank Holiday Mon, 10am – 5pm

Closed 24 – 26 Dec

Exhibitions at Ashmolean Museum

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