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Mori Ippô (1798-1872)
Shirasagi - Flying egrets
Signed: Ippô
Seals: Keishi
Technique: sumi and colours on silk 120.5 x 46.8
Mounting: brown brocade and pink silk
199 x 58.6
Condition: a glue stain in the mounting, otherwise 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