Hashimoto Ryoka (橋本菱華)

Ryoka HASHIMOTO who flourished in Meiji period was a Japanese-style painter.

Personal Profile

Ryoka HASHIMOTO was from Kyoto Prefecture and studied under Seiho TAKEUCHI related by marriage.

After he graduated from Kyoto Art School, he was called hakubi (most excellent person or thing) among young calligraphers in Kyoto.

Main works
"Flowers and Birds" Fusumae (images drawn on fusuma sliding door), 1902 (Western Danna room [room for temle's supporters], Gyokurin-in, sub-temple of Daitoku-ji Temple).