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Hirafuku Hyakusui (1877-1933)
Nihonga
Man in a boat in a winter landscape
Signed: Hyakusui
Seals: Hyakusui
Technique: colours on silk 50,7 x 60,7
Mounting: Blue silver brocade and gold damask
dark wooden rollers, 154 x 75,7
Condition: Very good

Hyakusui was born in Akita-ken, son of Hirafuku Suian. He studied under Kawabata Gyokushô (1842-1913). After his graduation he became professor at the Tokyo school of fine arts. He was a frequent exhibitor and prizewinner at the Nihon Bijutsu Kyôkai, the Bunten and the Teiten. In 1900, with Fukui Kôtei (1856-1938) and Yûki Somei (1875-1957), they established the Museikai. He was a member of the Imperial Fine Arts Academy and of Kinreisha, which he helped establish in 1917.

Reference:
Roberts p.43
Mitchell p.
Araki 739
Conant '95 p. 295-296

Availability: On Request