Tokuoki (篤興) was born on November 17th of Bunka 10 (1813) and he passed away on December 10 of Meiji 24 (1891) at the age of 79. He was the eldest son of Yahan Teigogai. He married the eldest daughter of Kawarabayashi Hideoki (川原林秀興) and became his student. He worked in Kyôto. After the Meiji Restoration, he was placed in charge of the government office for the encouragement of industry located in Kyôto.
Tokuoki’s (篤興) family names were Sasayama (篠山) and Fujiwara (藤原). His art names were Bunsen (文僊), Bunsendô (文僊堂), Hôsendô (方仙堂), Ikkôsai (一行斎), Manundô (万雲堂), Masaichirô (政一郎), Ôsumi (大泉), Sensai (仙斎), and Shôkatei (松花亭).