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6. Fisherman at Sea with Cranes

Suh Se-ok (b.1929)

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Ink painting in the shape of a fan. A man fishes on a boat with a crane perched on the right side of the boat and another crane flying above him. Calligraphy on the left hand side of the fan with seal.

ink and color on paper
painting alone: H 11 x W 20.75 (27.9 x 52.7 cm)
mounted: H 17.5 x W 31.5 (44.5 x 80 cm)

About Suh Se-ok (b. 1929):
Penname: Sanjeong

Suh Se-ok (b. 1929) is a pivotal figure in modern and contemporary Korean art. He graduated from Seoul National University in 1950 and since then has exhibited in Korea, the US, Western Europe, and Brazil. His works consist of ink on paper and combine calligraphic elements with traditional Korean subjects. He is well-known for his abstract ink paintings as well as his ability to paint simple Korean subjects in a delicate manner. His works are dynamic and show his unique artistic vision.

Selected Museums:
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
National Museum of Contemporary Art, Korea
Leeum Samsung Museum of Art, Korea

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