Fujiwara Nobuzane was one of the leading Japanese portrait artists of his day.
Nobuzane was born in Kyoto, and was the son of Fujiwara Takanobu. Takanobu specialized in nise-e portraits. Of his works that have survived, the most notable is a set of the Thirty-Six Poetry Immortals. Nobuzane's son Tametsugu and grandson Tamenobu carried on the family tradition of painting.