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Mori Ippô (1798-1871)
Moored ships covered with snow
Signed: Ippô
Seals: Ippô
Technique: colours on silk 110 x 48,5
Mounting: blue bronze damask and grey silk
ivory rollers, 190 x 62,6
Condition: very good

Ippô lived in Osaka. He studied under Mori Tetsuzan (1775-1841), who later adopted him. He was one of the outstanding painters of the third generation Maruyama-Shijô painters. 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
Kansai # 236 ff