Fujiwara Nobuzane 藤原 信実

c. 1176-c. 1265 Japan/Kamakura Period

 

Brief Biography-Fujiwara no Nobuzane was born c. 1175 in Kyoto. He was a portraitist and poet of the Kamakura period. Nobuzane was the son of Fujiwara no Takanobu, an acclaimed portraitist and his brother Juntokuin no Hyoe no Naishi was a renowned tanka poet, a poet of short poems. His son Tametsugu and his grandson Tamenobu also became painters. His most famous work was the 'Thirty-Six Immortal Poets' scroll. Like his father, He painted in the style of Nise-e, described as a realistic likeness painting with simplistic lines to capture character.

 

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