Painting of the realm: the Kano house of painters in 17th-century Japan

"Explores the 17th-century consolidation of Japanese painting style by the Kanō artistic house, based on knowledge brought back from China by the monk-painter Sesshü and intertwined with native Japanese practices. Presents key factors in establishing the orthodoxy of the Kanō painters and their...

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Main Author: Lippit, Yukio, 1970-
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Seattle : University of Washington Press, 2012.