Shokan was born in Ehime Prefecture in the 15th year of the Meiji era.
His real given name was Koichi.
He graduated from the Nihon-ga course of the Tokyo Bijutsu Gakko (Tokyo School of Fine Arts).
He also studied painting under Yokoyama Taikan.
Shokan participated in rebuilding the Nohon Bijutsu-In, and he was a leading figure at the Inten Exhibitions.
He deceased in the 33rd year of the Showa era at the age of 76.
Highest Value = US$ 13 thousand
This scroll is slightly foxed overall as it was painted years ago.
There are some spots on the painting part, however, those are not so noticeable.
As a whole, the condition of this scroll is not so bad.
A winter scenery of agricultural community is painted well.
Please note that this scroll is not authenticated by any appraiser.