Camphor Tree in the Autumn

[ Camphor Tree in the Autumn ] Gasan Scroll
Reference Number
" Camphor Tree in the Autumn "
Nagusa Ippo (1820 - 1889)
Ippo is said to be born in Nagusa County of Kii Province (present Wakayama Prefecture).
His real given name was Hotaro.
Ippo is a pseudonym.
At 17 years old, Ippo went to Kyoto and studied painting under Oda Kaisen.
Ippo drew one-of-a-kind pictures in a mixture of the Nanga and Shijo painting styles.
In the last days of the Tokugawa Shogunate, Ippo deepened exchanges with loyal supporters of the Emperor.
After the Meiji Restration in 1868, he moved to Hiroshima and teached painting.
He was accepted for the Naikoku Kangyo Hakurankai Exhibition and others.
Ippo deceased in the 22nd year of the Meiji era (1889) at the age of 69.
Signature & Seal
Part of Painting
Japanese Paper, 137.5 x 31 cm ( 54 x 12.2 inches )
Silk, 205 x 45 cm ( 80.7 x 17.7 inches )
Roller End Material
Ebony Wood
Wood Box
This scroll may have been re-mounted.
The condition of this scroll is not bad.
A Sansui landscape in the fall is drawn well in the Nanga painting style using Japanese brush and Sumi inks.
A Kanji poem (San) regarding this scene is also drawn at the top.
Please note that this scroll is not authenticated by any appraiser.
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Sansui-ga Landscape View in the Fall
San Kanji Poem
San, Signature & Seals
Mountainous Scenery
Kusunoki Tree, Fisherman, Boat & River
Kokutan Ebony Wood
Roller End
In Kakemono Wooden Box
In Wooden Box
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