Kanō Sansetsu

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Screen attributed to Kano Sansetsu, The Old Plum, c. 1645, Metropolitan Museum of Art

Kanō Sansetsu (狩野 山雪, 1589–1651) was a Japanese painter also known as Kanō Heishiro. He was born in Hizen Province, Kyūshū, and died in Kyoto.[1]

Sansetsu was apprenticed to Kanō Sanraku, married his daughter, and was adopted by him after the death of Sanraku's eldest son.[1][2] Sansetsu became the leader of the Kanō school.[2]

Works[edit]

  • Dragon in the clouds, hanging scroll, ink on paper.[3]
  • Huang Chuping, hanging scroll, ink on paper.[3]
  • Laozi, one of a pair of six-panel folding screens, ink on paper.[3]
  • Mount Fuji, hanging scroll, ink and gold on paper.[3]
  • The old plum ca. 1645, four sliding door panels (fusuma), ink, color, gold leaf on paper.[4]
  • Seabirds on a winter coast, screen, color, India ink, and gold on paper. collection hosotsugi, Kyoto.[2]
  • The ten snow incidents, one of a pair of six-panel folding screens, ink and light color on paper.[3]
  • Transcendent, hanging scroll, ink on paper.[3]
  • Two chickens on thatched roof, hanging scroll, ink and light color on paper.[3]
  • Xiwangmu (Seiobo), the Queen Mother of the West and Mu Wang (Bokuo), one of a pair of six-panel folding screens, ink on paper.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Kano Sansetsu". The concise Grove dictionary of art. Oxford University Press. 2002. Retrieved 2007-11-18.
  2. ^ a b c Hetl-Kuntze, H. (1969). Hans L. C. Jaffé (ed.). Far Eastern Art. The Dolphin history of painting. Translated by German Erich Wolf. Thames and Hudson. p. 119.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h "MFABoston". Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Retrieved 2007-11-18.
  4. ^ "Attributed to Kano Sansetsu: The Old Plum (1975.268.48)". In Timeline of Art History. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2000–. October 2006. Retrieved 2007-11-18.

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