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Kanō Tan'yū

1602 - 1674

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Kanō Tan'yū (狩野 探幽, 4 March 1602 – 4 November 1674) was one of the foremost Japanese painters of the Kanō school. His original given name was Morinobu; he was the eldest son of Kanō Takanobu and grandson of Kanō Eitoku. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kanō Tan'yū has received more than 37,051 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Kanō Tan'yū is the 1,229th most popular painter, the 973rd most popular biography from Japan and the 21st most popular Japanese Painter.

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Among PAINTERS

Among painters, Kanō Tan'yū ranks 1,229 out of 1,428Before him are Childe Hassam, Václav Brožík, Richard Dadd, Juliusz Kossak, Johann Köler, and Augustin Hirschvogel. After him are Johann Wilhelm Schirmer, Simon Marmion, Elizabeth Jane Gardner, Albert Namatjira, David Wilkie, and Gaspar Becerra.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1602, Kanō Tan'yū ranks 14Before him are Gilles de Roberval, Amalia of Solms-Braunfels, William V, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel, Mary of Jesus of Ágreda, Zhu Yujian, and Per Brahe the Younger. After him is William Lawes. Among people deceased in 1674, Kanō Tan'yū ranks 14Before him are Jean Chapelain, Eberhard III, Duke of Württemberg, Leonaert Bramer, Hallgrímur Pétursson, Matthias Weckmann, and Edward Hyde, 1st Earl of Clarendon. After him are Robert Herrick, Karel Škréta, Hu Zhengyan, and Thomas Traherne.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Kanō Tan'yū ranks 973 out of 5,560Before him are Choei Sato (1951), Haruo Nakajima (1929), Yukio Endo (1937), Tsubouchi Shōyō (1859), Chiyonofuji Mitsugu (1955), and Tatsuhiko Seta (1952). After him are Tetsuya Chiba (1939), Fumiko Hayashi (1903), Sayako Kuroda (1969), Masafumi Yokoyama (1956), Hitoshi Igarashi (1947), and Kiyotsugu Hirayama (1874).

Among PAINTERS In Japan

Among painters born in Japan, Kanō Tan'yū ranks 21Before him are Kanō Eitoku (1543), Kanō Motonobu (1476), Tarō Okamoto (1911), Unkei (1151), Kuroda Seiki (1866), and Uemura Shōen (1875). After him are Keiji Inafune (1965).