Unkei was born in Iruma county of Musashi Province (Now Saitama Prefecture)
in 5th year of Ansei era.
His real given name is Komajiro.
He was a Samurai of Kawagoe Domain.
He studied painting under Koizumi Danzan.
Unkei was good at painting flowers & birds.
We estimate this scroll was painted at the early part of the 20th century.
There are some small spots and folds on the painting part.
Several small tears at the right side of the mounting are recognized.
Although, the condition of this scroll is not bad.
Japanese Kiku flowers and leaves are drawn artistically.
This scroll looks nice.