(1519 - 1592)
Kano Shoei was active/lived in Japan. Kano Shoei is known for folding screen painting with birds and flowers, monochrome ink.
Biography Kano Shoei
Kano Shoei was the son of Kano Motonobu, one of the early leaders of the highly influential Kano School of Painting, The Kano school was the longest lived and most influential school of painting in Japanese history; its more than 300-year prominence is unique in world art history. Working from the fifteenth century into modern times, this hereditary assemblage of professional, secular painters succeeded in attracting numerous patrons from the most affluent social classes by developing, mastering, and promoting a broad range of painting styles.
"The Kano School of Painting," Metropolitan Museum of Art, Web. 2018
"Hano Shoei," The MFA Handbook: A Guide to the Collections of the Museum of Fine Art, Boston, p. 138
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