scroll painting of a con shell by Mori Shuho

Conshell  - Mori Shuho (1738 1823)



Shuho was born in Osaka. Elder brother of Mori Sosen (1747 1821). At first studied under a minor Kano artist. Then turned to Tsurioka Settein ( 1710 1786). Painter of landscapes and kachoga. Talented but not so gifted as his younger brother.

technique:
signed:
seal:
sumi and red colour on paper
Shuho
unread
size:
mounting:
rollers:
34,5 x 185cm
brown and blue creased paper, white and gold ichimonji
wood
condition: good
Lit.: Hillier 248-53; Roberts 153;
price: Euro 400,-