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20. Mori Ippô (1798-1872)
Bakufu, Waterfall
Signed: Ippô
Seals: Keishi
Technique: sumi and touch of blue on paper 111.4 x 24.6
Mounting: blue damask and beige silk
black lacquered rollers, 181.5 x 26.8
Box: Authorized by Kunii Ôyô (1868-1923) in spring of 1916
Condition: very good

Kunii Ôyô (1868-1923) was the 6th titular head of the Maruyama family.

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 (# 204-207)
Itsuo 48-52
Kansai # 236 ff