Biography of Japanese Painter

Kano Yasunobu (1613 - 1685)

Painter at the former part of the Edo period.
Born in Kyoto.
Patriarch of the Nakabashi Kano school.
Younger brother of Tanyu and Naonobu.
Studied painting under Kano Koi.
Yasunobu  was conferred the "Hogen" rank.
Good at painting flowers and birds, landscapes, figures, Buddhistic arts and also good at appraising.

  • Chosen Tsushin-shi, Korean Emissary 1655
  • Kikori-zu, Feller
  • Shiki Sansui-zu (Fusuma-e)