• Japanese and Korean Art  auction at Christies

    Sale 2193

    Japanese and Korean Art

    17 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1151

    Seundja Rhee (1918-2009)

    Vision D'usine A Gennevilliers, 1956

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    Seundja Rhee (1918-2009)
    Vision D'usine A Gennevilliers, 1956
    Signed and dated Seundjia Rhee 56 and signed S. Rhee and titled on verso Vision D'usine A Gennevilliers
    Oil on canvas, framed
    23½ x 29in. (60 x 73cm.)


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    This flower painting is an early work and was shown at her first group exhibition, at the Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York in 1956.

    The artist studied in Tokyo and moved to France in 1951. She exhibited frequently in France from 1956 in group shows as well as independently and in numerous international exhibitions, particularly in the 1950s and 60s. She had one-person exhibitions at the National Museum of Modern Art, Seoul, in 1970, 1978 and 1988; Gallery Hyundai, Seoul, in 1985 and 1986.

    Provenance

    Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York


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