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Yi, Han-Ch’ol

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI:
Yi, Han-Ch’ol

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Korean, 19th century, male.

Born 1808 or 1812, in Ansan, south-west of Seoul; died between 1902 and 1910.

Painter, draughtsman. Portraits, genre scenes, landscapes with figures, flowers, birds.

Although some doubt remains as to the dates of Yi Han-Ch’ol’s birth and death, the paintings that have survived make it possible to trace his growth as an artist at a time of profound change in Choson Korea. His father, Yi Hui-Yang, was born in ...

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Subjects: Painting ; 19th-Century Art ; East Asian Art

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