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Crane Couple Painting and Poem by Korean Buddhist Monk Su An Sunim

Crane Couple Painting and Poem by Korean Buddhist Monk Su An Sunim


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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Korean: Paintings: Pre 1980: Item # 1393335

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Crane Couple Painting and Poem by Korean Buddhist Monk Su An Sunim (born 1940). The crane is a an ancient symbol of longevity and immortality. Because cranes were believed to stay with one mate for their lifetime, it is also a symbol of faithful love. When the crane is paired like this, the meanings of immortality and fidelity combine to mean eternal love. The flying-white brushwork and ink washes here display Su An Sunim's mastery of zen art at its best. The recent exhibition of Su An Sunim's work at the Zen Buddhist Temple in New York City was the most highly-attended exhibition ever presented by the Korean Art Society. At that exhibition, Su An Sunim's works of similar size and quality sold for multiples of the prices we are asking here. 27 x 14 inches, 69 x 35 cm.