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    Sale 2028

    Japanese & Korean Art

    18 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 381

    Chang Woosung (B. 1912)

    Three musicians, 1962

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    Chang Woosung (B. 1912)
    Three musicians, 1962
    Signed Woljeon san in jack, sealed Chang Si, Jaoh and another seal and dated 1962 neyn imin shin chun
    Ink and color on paper, framed
    18 1/8 x 25 3/16in. (46 x 64cm.)


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    Chang has devoted his life to presenting traditional Korean themes associated with scholar-official painters. He was born in Kyungki-Do Province and studied under Kim Eun-Ho (1892-1979) from 1932 to 1940. In 1946, he became a professor at Seoul University of Fine Arts. His work was exhibited at the "Rome International" art exhibition in 1949. Chang traveled to the United States to exhibit his work at the Moo Sung Gallery in 1963, and at the Washington Square Gallery, in 1964. He won the Seoul Cultural Prize in 1959, and the Yesulwon Award in 1971. In 1965, he opened the Oriental Art School in Washington, D.C., dedicated to training young artists.

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