Painting - Silk - Flowers - Cotton rose – Large painting on silk, signed Tsunenobu hitsu “常信筆”– Japan 17th – 18th century - Japan - Edo Period (1600-1868)

Description
Painting - Silk - Flowers - Cotton rose – Large painting on silk, signed Tsunenobu hitsu “常信筆”– Japan 17th – 18th century - Japan - Edo Period (1600-1868)
Very good condition, see description


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

Lot details
Object
Painting
Technique
Handpainted
Material
Silk
Period
Edo Period (1600-1868)
Region/ Country of origin
Japan
Attribution
Original
Theme/ depiction
Flowers
Title of artwork
Cotton rose – Large painting on silk, signed Tsunenobu hitsu “常信筆”– Japan 17th – 18th century
Condition
Very good condition, see description
Dimensions
110×50×0 cm
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