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Mori Ippô (1798-1871)
Hisago, Gourd vine
Signed: Ippô
Seals: Sa ..
Technique: sumi and a little green on paper 103.6 x 31.1
Mounting: brown raw silk
black wooden rollers, 173 x 46
Condition: creases, 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.

Roberts p. 55
Araki p. 24
Hillier p. 264
Itsuo 48-52