Korean Art and Antiques

Rare Ten-Panel Painting by 19th Century Royal Court Artist Yang Ki Hun

Rare Ten-Panel Painting by 19th Century Royal Court Artist Yang Ki Hun


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Korean: Paintings: Pre 1900: Item # 1472532

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 $7,500.00 
A Rare Tour-de-Force Masterpiece Ten-Panel Painting by the Renowned 19th Century Korean Royal Court Artist Yang Ki Hun aka Sukyeon (1843-1898). This is the first Yang Ki Hun screen painting offered for sale outside of Korea in many years, and it is arguably the best of them. We have here the most renowned of the 19th Century Korean royal court painters demonstrating his mastery and artistry in all of the most revered scholar's motifs. The few other screens of his we have seen in the market over the years were limited to one theme for the entire screen. Each of the ten paintings in this screen is a masterpiece, but the master brings unity to the entire composition as well with a consistent visual flow that naturally leads the eye from one painting to the next. These paintings are unmounted and ready to be framed or mounted onto a screen or rolled up, stored and conserved for their artistic, historical, and cultural value. Each painting is 48.5 x 11.5 inches (123.5 x 29 cm). Ink on paper. The fourth photo here shows the market price for individual Yang Ki Hun paintings and should give you an idea of how very attractive the price is on this set of ten paintings.