Kouha was born in Kyoto in the 30th year of the Meiji era.
His real given name was Seitaro.
He graduated from the Kyoto Bijutsu Kogei Gakko and also the Kyoto Kaiga
Senmon Gakkyo (Kyoto Technical School of Painting Art).
While in school, Kouha became a disciple of Kikuchi Keigetsu.
Kouha was good at painting exquisitely-chiseled faces of women.
He was accepted for the Bunten and Teiten Exhibitions for several times
and he won the special prize once.
Later, he was ordained as an adjudicator of the Teiten Exhibition.
He deceased in the second year of the Heisei era (1990) at the age of 93.
Highest value = US$ 8000