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EITOKU (1543 - 1590), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
EITOKU (1543 - 1590), Painter

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Japanese, 16th century, male.

Born 1543, in Yamashiro Prefecture; died 1590.

Painter. Screens.

Kano School.

Eitoku was the incarnation of the Momoyama period (end of the 16th century), in the course of which warriors such as Nobunaga and Hideyoshi, ambitious men with new ideas, attempted to unify the country and assert their prestige by the sumptuousness of their dwellings, which they had decorated by Eitoku. This

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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