Biography Fukuda, Bisen 福田 眉仙 (1875 - 1963)
Bisen Fukuda was born in Hy˘go prefecture. When he was 16 years old he went to Tokyo. He became a pupil of Kubota Beisen and Hashimoto Gah˘. His first exhibition was already in 1900. In 1900 he went to China, in order to study Chinese painting; later he also travelled to Korea. He specialized as a landscape painter. Among other commissions he made screens for two Kyoto temples, the Daikaku-ji and the Jingo-ji. After the war he retired to Ashiya, near Kyoto, where he led a secluded life until his death. In Japan he is highly rated as an artist.
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