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35. Mori Ippô (1798-1871)
Usu shōkin - Tit in suzuki,
Signed: Ippô
Seals: Unread (Shû...)
Technique: colours on paper, 104.4 x 30.7
Mounting: brown gold brocade and brown brocade
192 x 44.7
Condition: very good

Ippô, an outstanding member of the third generation Maruyama-Shijô painters, lived in Osaka. He studied under Mori Tetsuzan (1775-1841), who later adopted him. About 1850, he executed some of the paintings for fusuma, sliding doors, of the imperial palace.

Roberts p. 55
Araki p. 24
Hillier p. 264
Itsuo 48-52
Kansai # 236 ff

Price: EUR 850 / USD 1,003