Idiosyncrasies of the Kano school explored in Kyoto

Apr 11, 2013

Idiosyncrasies of the Kano school explored in Kyoto

by Matthew Larking

Kano Masanobu (1434-1530) founded the Chinese-art influenced painting school that bears his family name and flourished in different forms through to the Meiji Era (1868-1912). A familiar tale is that as it became the dominant hierarchical painting academy of political and military patronage, it ...