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September 19, 2015 11:00 AMCalender

Chun Kyungja (b. 1924),A Black Woman in Atlanta

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Auction: Asian Works Of Art - 2843BLocation: BostonDate / Time: September 19, 2015 11:00AM


Chun Kyungja (b. 1924),A Black Woman in Atlanta, Korea, 1987, portrayed in three-quarter view facing right, wearing a white floral headband with colorful ribbons, her irises, hair, and ochre blouse partially painted in high karat gold, dated "1987" and signed "Kyungja" in Chinese characters on painting, titled in Korean on the back, color on paper, mounted on a panel bordered with gilt lines, framed and glazed, painting 16 x 12 1/4 in.

Provenance: Purchased in 1994/5 by the present owner in New York.
Estimate $650,000-700,000

a fine line indentation over her hair, trace of irregular rubbing to some part of the background, otherwise in good condition.

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Chun Kyungja, Korea, Atlanta