top of page
shungaisart - Very Rare - 1672 - Japanese Hanging Scroll - Kano School - Mt. Fuji

Very Rare - 1672 - Japanese Hanging Scroll - Mt. Fuji

SKU : kyu042

Original & Very Rare Japanese Hand-Painted Hanging Scroll (Kakejiku) of Mt. Fuji

Date:  1672 for the original Mt Fuji painting.  The silk scroll backing itself is of a latter period.

Artist and further information:  The artist is Kano Yu-itsu (狩野有信), who lived during the early Edo period.  He was born in the 11th year of the Keicho era (1606) and was a pupil of Kano Tan'yu.  He served under Matsudaira Shinano no Kami.  There is a record of him signing this painting in the 12th year of the Kanbun era (1672) when he was 67 years old at the time.  His artist name was Yukan-sai (友閑斎).  Of course, he was also a member of the Kano School of painting and was known for his mastery of traditional Japanese painting techniques.  His paintings often depicted landscapes, nature scenes, and animals, including his famous depictions of Mount Fuji.

Description: 100% Japanese genuine & authentic original kakejiku (hanging scroll) from 1672.  Fantastic hand-painted artwork on silk (this is not a print nor machine copy) of Mt. Fuji enshrouded in clouds, solemn & magnificent in its grandeur.


Condition is good for its age with some light wear.  Please see and judge from photos.


Size of entire scroll:  113 cm x 67 cm

Size of picture only:  38.5 cm x 57.5 cm


Scroll comes in a wooden storage box (not the original).


This is a truly remarkable antique Japanese hanging scroll, dating back to 1672, which depicts the majestic Mt. Fuji - Japan's most iconic natural wonder.  The scroll is an original and authentic piece of traditional Japanese art, with a classic theme that has endured through the ages.  This exquisite piece is a stunning example of the beauty and elegance of simplistic imagery, and is sure to captivate any admirer of Japanese art and culture, while making a wonderful addition to any collection or interior decor.



  • Returns

    If, for any reason, buyer is dissatisfied with any product it may be returned for an exchange or full refund.  

bottom of page