Kenzan real name: Koremasa Ogata, Original Forename: Iin, Nickname: Kenzan, Gompei, Shinsei, Pseudonyms: Shisui, Shuseido, Reikai, Toin
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 (...