Fukui Kōtei

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NAME Fukui Kōtei / 福井江亭
BIRTH & DEATH 1856-1938
BIRTHPLACE Tokyo pref.

PEN NAME 江亭, 天真堂
MASTER Taki Katei, Kawabata Gyokushō
  • 1895: Won a prize at the 4th Naikoku Kangyo Hakurankai exhibition.
  • 1903: Won a prize at the 5th Naikoku Kangyo Hakurankai exhibition.
  • 1909: Won a prize at the 3rd Bunten exhibition.


Fukui Kōtei (福井江亭, 1856-1938) was a Japanese-style painter. He was born in Tokyo pref. First studied Western-style painting; then became a pupil of Kawabata Gyokushō. He was completely trusted by Kawabata Gyokushō. Juror of the Nihongakai. In 1900 with Hirafuku Hyakusui and Yūki Somei established the Museikai. Taught at the Tokyo School of Fine Arts. In 1901, in a day, he painted a picture for each one of 1,224 guests at a summer party: a remarkable feat of dexterity. An able painter of flowers & birds paintings and landscape paintings.

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