An outstandingly beautiful painting in water colours on silk bearing signature and seal of Kanō Tsunenobu (狩野常信) (1636–1713). For comparison, see signature and seal from an authentic Tsunenobu painting in the British Museum (last photo).
Kanō Tsunenobu (狩野常信) (1636–1713) was a Japanese painter of the Kanō school. He first studied under his father, Kanō Naonobu, and then his uncle, Kanō Tan'yū, after his father's death. He became a master painter and succeed his uncle Tan'yū as head of the Kanō school in 1674.
Painting: 110 x 50 cm; on silk; a few minor defects; overall, in very good condition;
Mounting: 131 x 61 cm; silk brocade; in very good condition;
Signature: 常信筆 - Tsunenobu hitsu
Seal: 養朴 – Youboku
- Edo Period (1600-1868)
- Region/ Country of origin
- Theme/ depiction
- Title of artwork
- Cotton rose – Large painting on silk, signed Tsunenobu hitsu “常信筆”– Japan 17th – 18th century
- Very good condition, see description
- 110×50×0 cm