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SANRAKU (1559 - 1635), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
SANRAKU (1559 - 1635), Painter

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Japanese, 16th – 17th century, male.

Born 1559, in Omi; died 1635.


Kano School.

Sanraku was the son of the painter Kimura Nagamitsu and was adopted by his master Kano Eitoku (1543-1590, of whom he was the favourite disciple. After the death of Mitsunobu, the eldest son of Eitoku, in 1608 he worked with Sadanobu (1597-1623) at the head of the family studio. He was without

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