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35. Mori Ippô (1798-1871)
Shijô
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.

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

Price: EUR 850 / USD 1,003