Kyoto National Museum: MOMOYAMA JIDAI NO KANOHA: EITOKU NO KOKEISHA TACHI. Kano Painters of the Momoyama Period: Eitoku's Legacy. Kyoto, 2015. xii, 299 pp. Colour plates throughout. 3 foldouts. 30x22 cm. Wrappers.
Catalogue of a major exhibition at the Kyoto National Museum focussing on the period following the death of Kano Eitoku (1543-1590), the leader of the Kano school of painters. It centres on the subsequent period from 1596-1615, featuring masterworks of painting by Eitoku's survivors and successors. Traces the change in aesthetic taste from the dynamism and splendour of these works through to the more restrained tastes of the Tokugawa rulers. Illustrated throughout with wonderful paintings. Introductions to each section and descriptive list of plates in English. Main text in Japanese.
Available, as of: 21/09/2017
Was item 430 in printed List 189.
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