• Japanese and Korean Art  auction at Christies

    Sale 2193

    Japanese and Korean Art

    17 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1143

    Yi Sangbom (1897-1972)

    Winter

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    Yi Sangbom (1897-1972)
    Winter
    Signed Chongjon wha, sealed Sangbom and Chongjon and cyclically dated 1965, winter
    Ink and color on paper
    7¼ x 38¾in. (18.5 x 98.5cm.)


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    Yi Sangbom was born in Gongju and graduated from Seo Wha Art Institute in 1918. He was a reporter for Dong Ah Il Bo from 1927 to 1937 and taught art at Hong-Ik University from 1950 to 1961. His paintings were exhibited at the World House Gallery, New York, in 1958. In 1977, his work was celebrated in the exhibition "100th anniversary of Chongjon's birth" at the Ho-Am Art Museum (Leeum Samsung Museum of Art), Seoul.