Korean Art and Antiques

Large Tortoise Caligraphy by Seo Kyeong Bo aka Ilboong (1914-1996)

Large Tortoise Caligraphy by Seo Kyeong Bo aka Ilboong (1914-1996)


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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Korean: Paintings: Pre 1980: Item # 1396548

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This large and splendid rendering of the character for tortoise is a great example of the beautiful and distinctive style of the revered master calligrapher, Seo Kyeong Bo aka Ilboong (1914 - 1996). 54.25 x 27.5 inches, 138 x 70 cm. The tortoise is an ancient Korean symbol of steadfastness and longevity. The underside of his shell was believed to conceal the secrets of the universe.