A Japanese-style painter of the Kyoto circle. He was active chiefly in the National Creative Painting Association (the Koku-ten), and participated in establishment of a new group by some colleagues, "Shin-ju-sha" after the Association had been dissolved. At the beginning he painted many beauties and portraits with detail descriptions, and in his later he achieved great popularity for many kinds of Buddha portraits.
Sho-kannon Bosatsu (Avalokitesvara)
1965 India ink, color with gold on paper, frame 37.8*24.5 cm