A picture book edited by Kanritsu Kida and entitled Kaiga Kōshū Roku (i.e. Painting Training Course Book) was published in 1908 to provide art students with models to trace or copy. It included the thirty-nine woodblock-prints pictures of flowers and (or) birds shown below. Click on a picture to enlarge it. These pictures were drawn by artists who used a drawing style called Nihonga which blended the realism of European art with creative self expression of a Chinese style of art.

photo_small.jpg photo2_small.jpg photo3_small.jpg photo4_small.jpg photo5_small.jpg
photo6_small.jpg photo7_small.jpg photo8_small.jpg photo9_small.jpg photo10_small.jpg
photo11_small.jpg photo12_small.jpg photo13_small.jpg photo14_small.jpg photo15_small.jpg
photo16_small.jpg photo17_small.jpg photo18_small.jpg photo19_small.jpg photo20_small.jpg
photo21_small.jpg photo22_small.jpg photo23_small.jpg photo24_small.jpg photo25_small.jpg
photo26_small.jpg photo27_small.jpg photo28_small.jpg photo29_small.jpg photo30_small.jpg
photo31_small.jpg photo32_small.jpg photo33_small.jpg photo34_small.jpg photo35_small.jpg
photo36_small.jpg photo37_small.jpg photo38_small.jpg photo39_small.jpg

Photo album created with Web Album Generator