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Mori Ippô (1798-1872)
Shijô
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.

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

Price:
SOLD