Kano Tanyu

"Scholar Viewing a Lake" by Kanō Tan'yū (1602-1674), a descendent of Kanō Masanobu (1434-1530) who founded one of the most influential schools of Japanese painting. It was based on Chinese styles.

Ernest Fenollosa adopted the Japanese name Kanō Eitan Masanobu.

Image courtesy of the Indianapolis Museum of Art.




 Advance excerpt from Ezra Pound's  Cathay: A Critical Edition.

Edited by Timothy Billings with an introduction by Christopher Bush and a foreword by Haun Saussy.

Forthcoming from Fordham University Press, 2017.