In and Around Kyoto


Kano Eitoku ( Japanese, 1543 - 1590 )

late 16th–early 17th century
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General Description

This painting is one of a pair of screens on the same subject: the buildings and landscape of the Japanese imperial capital Kyoto. Kano Eitoku was the son of a well-known artist, Shoei, and the grandson of Motonobu, a founder of the Kano school of painters. Eitoku specialized in capturing Kyoto's architectural style and locations associated with samurai warfare.

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  • Label text, 2018.

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