In and Around Kyoto
Kano Eitoku ( Japanese, 1543 - 1590 )
- late 16th–early 17th century
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.
- Label text, 2018.
- Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History
Learn more about the Kano school of painting.