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Fukuda Chokujô (1861-1947)
Nihonga
A view on mount Fuji
Signed: Chokujô
Seals: Rôgetsu
Technique: colours on silk 107.7 x 36.4
Mounting: brown brocade an beige silk
black lacquered rollers, 192 x 49
Condition: foxing on top of the mounting, otherwise good

Chokujô was born in Ôtsu, Shiga-ken, and lived in Kyôto. He studied under Morikawa Sôbun (1847-1902). In 1886 he moved to Ôsaka to paint and teach and he lived in Hyogo. He seemed to have been an important artist in his time, and is supposed to have had many pupils. He was specialized in kachôga, flower, bird and landscape painting . He was a jury member of the Bunten.

Reference:
Roberts p. 26
Araki p. 1086
20th. p. 331
Kansai # 210-211

Availability: On Request