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Mori Ippô (1798-1871)
Shijô
Moored ships covered with snow
Signed: Ippô
Seals: Keishi
Technique: colours on silk 108,4 x 41,9
Mounting: dark blue gold damask and beige silk
ceramic rollers, 191 x 57,6
Condition: aged: a little toned and minor flaws, otherwise 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.

Reference:
Roberts p. 55
Araki p. 24
Hillier p. 264 (# 204-207)
Kansai # 236 ff

Availability: On Request