Araki Jippo

Jippo Araki 荒木 十畝

Araki Jippo was born in the Nagasaki Prefecture in 1872 and died in 1944. His original family name is Tomonaga, his given name is Teijirō. He studied with Araki Kanpo and became his adopted son and heir. He participated in the Japan Art Association and the Japan Youth Painters’ Association. In 1904, he received a prize at the St. Louis World’s Fair. Using traditional techniques, he created his famous bird-and-flower paintings depicted with well-grounded realism.