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Kanō familylocked

  • Melissa McCormick,
  • Shauna Goodwin
  •  and Quitman E. Phillips


Japanese family of painters. They are presumed to be descended from a line of warriors from the Kanō district in what is now Shizuoka Prefecture. Their immediate forebear, Kanō Kagenobu, seems to have been a retainer of the Imagawa family and is reported to have painted a picture of Mt Fuji for the visit of the shogun ...

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