We present a Japanese Hanging Scroll of the famous painter Kano Eisenin. This is a real poetic and romantic theme in Japanese culture - Crescent Moon.
Kano Eisenin Michinobu (1730~1790) was the 6th of Kibikicho Kano-ha.
His father is Kano Furunobu, and his son is Kano Korenobu. In 1762 he was given rank of Hogen when he was 33 years old. After he had been given the estate in Kobiki-cho, he got the larger private painting school than other Kano-ha and the students were always full. In 1780, he was given the rank of Hoin. At the middle of 18th century, Michinobu felt the decay of Kano-ha because of the appearance of Nanpin-ga(from China).
Then he tried to make their way of painting stronger and Tycoon loved it. After that, Kano-ha of Kobiki-cho had the most prosperous years till the end of Edo period.
His pseudonyms are Eisenin, Hakugyokusai, etc...
Signature and Seal: Eisenin
Scroll Box = None.
Scroll end = Bone.
Technique = Handpainted on Silk.
Condition = Refer to all pictures, stain, damage in the mounting.
Size: 52cm x 181cm / 20.4" x 71.2"