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Kano Eitoku (1543 - 1590)
Painter who lived during the Azuchi-Momoyama (Sengoku, 1573 - 1603) period.
Eitoku was born as the eldest son of Kano Shoei, the 4th head of the Kano.
In 1552, Kano Motonobu, the 3rd head of the Kano, took his grandson Eitoku to the palace to have an audience with Ashikaga Yoshiteru, the 13th Shogun of the Muromachi Shogunate (Bakufu).
After he succeeded the head position of the Kano, he served under the great
sovereigns, Oda Nobunaga and Toyotomi Hideyoshi.
= Byobu folding screens =