Jesus Praying For The Disciples [Korea]. Soohyang Lee, Korean/Australian.
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Jesus Praying For The Disciples [Korea]

1999. Watercolour, signed, dated with artist’s stamps lower right, text in English including title with artist’s name in typed label with Korean annotation in pencil on frame verso, 49.5 x 69.5cm. Framed.

Christianity has been a part of Korean society since Catholic texts were brought back from China by a Korean diplomat in the early 1600s. Ref: Wiki.

A media release from the Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery (UWA) for an exhibition held in 2014 stated “Traditional ink painter, Soohyang Lee paints scenes of her North Korean hometown as a method of recreating childhood memories… Lee moved to Sydney around 30 years ago and in adopting her new environment, she also paints Australian landscapes using traditional Korean Southern School ink techniques.”

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Item #CL173-92

Price (AUD): $990.00  Other currencies

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