Born in Osaka. Studied Japanese-style painting with Nakagawa Rogetsu. Exhibited in Bunten and Teiten. Specialized in historical subjects. Made newspaper illustrations. Actor prints published by Yanagiya of Osaka.** Taken in whole, or in part, with permission from: Merritt, Helen and Nanako Yamada. Guide to Modern Japanese Woodblock Prints: 1900-1975. University of Hawaii Press: Honolulu. 1992.