1866 - 1908
Japanese-style painter, illustrator. Lived in Tokyo. First learned woodblock printing from Taiso Yoshitoshi, then studied Japanese-style painting with Watanabe Shotei. Also studied decoration of ceramics. Member of the Nihon Bijutsu Kyokai and Nihon Bijutsuin, frequently serving as a juror for these groups. Among his puils were Ikeda Terukata, Ikeda Shoen, and Kaburagi Kiyokata. Painted genre subjects in a modified ukiyo-e manner with Shijo-style background.
In 1887 succeeded Yoshitoshi as illustrator for Yamato shinbun. Designed prints of battle scenes of Sino-Japanese War. At turn of the century was designing illustrations, including fashion plates for a department store. Frequent subjects were women and children in traditional garden settings.