Hyakusen was born in Ise Province (present Mie Prefecture).
His real given name was Katsukichi.
Hyakusen is a pseudonym.
He studied the Shijo-Maruyama painting style under Isobe Hyakurin.
Hyakusen established the Mie Kaiga Kyokai (Mie Association of Painting).
This scroll was drawn in 1934.
There are spots, stains and folds to some extent.
The condition of this scroll is not so bad.
Ise-ebi shrimps are drawn artistically with Japanese brush and black Sumi ink.
Shrimps are considered as fortunate creatures in Japan because it is a symbol of new life that prawns cast off their shells.