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MITSUNOBU (1434 - 1525), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MITSUNOBU (1434 - 1525), Painter

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Japanese, 15th – 16th century, male.

Born 1434; died 1525.


Mitsunobu, the son of Mitsuhiro and the grandson of Jukihiro, enjoyed considerable prestige in Japan and was considered the true founder of the School which bears his name, though the name of Tosa was first adopted by Fujiwara no Yukihiro in the 14th century in the Muromachi period.

The Tosa School officially maintained the tradition of Japanese-inspired secular

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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