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54. Fukada Chokujô (1861-1947)
Nihonga/ Shijô
Gajô - Picture album with 15 miscellaneous subjects
Signed:
Seals: Chokujô
Technique: colours on paper 28.6 x 24.2
Condition: covers lightly worn, otherwise very good

15 double pages in orange brown paper covers

1. Willow landscape
2. Basket with shells and blossom
3. Girls behind their parasols
4. Man on a raft
5. Butterbur, fuki and
6. Temple in the rain
7. Carp streamer
8. Egret in a willow
9. Pumkin, kabocha and aubergines, nasu
10. Halibut, ohyô and horn shell
11. Needle fish, datsu and oyster, kaki
12. Skate, ei an patatoe, imo
13. Bow fish, fugu and eggplant, nasu
14. Needle fish, datsu and mushrooms, take
15. Herring, nishin and weed

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 and bird painting and landscapes and well known for his fishes. He was a jury member of the Bunten.

Reference:
Roberts p. 26
Aburai p. 331
Araki p. 1086

Price: EUR 1,600 / USD 1,840