Building and mountains Oil on canvas, framed; featuring an architectural group to the front of two mountain peaks in a rectangular reserve with the artist's signature in Hangul and seal followed by the date 1978 in Chinese characters painted in the lower right corner, the reserve area bordered all around by a layer of pale gray pigment; wood slat frame 40 x 29 1/2in (101.5 x 75cm) canvas 41 x 30 5/8in (104 x 77.8cm) including frame
Born in North Korea, the famous singer, author and media personality began his career in popular music in 1968 after studying music at the Seoul National University. He also took up painting and had his first exhibition in Korea in 1973. Over the past forty years, the artist has had multiple exhibitions of his work at home, in Japan and the United States.
This auction is now finished. If you are interested in consigning in future auctions, please contact the specialist department. If you have queries about lots purchased in this auction, please contact customer services.
ALL BIDDERS MUST AGREE THAT THEY HAVE READ AND UNDERSTOOD BONHAMS' CONDITIONS OF SALE AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THEM, AND AGREE TO PAY THE BUYER'S PREMIUM AND ANY OTHER CHARGES MENTIONED IN THE NOTICE TO BIDDERS. THIS AFFECTS THE BIDDERS LEGAL RIGHTS.
If you have any complaints or questions about the Conditions of Sale, please contact your nearest customer services team.
Buyers' Premium and Charges
For all Sales categories excluding Arms & Armor, Coins & Medals, Motor Cars, Motorcycles, and Wine & Whisky:
Buyer's Premium Rates 25% on the first $100,000 of the Hammer Price 20% from $100,001 to $2,000,000 of the Hammer Price 12% on the excess over $2,000,000 of the Hammer Price
Payment for purchases may be made in or by (a) cash, (b) cashier's check or money order, (c) personal check with approved credit drawn on a U.S. bank, (d) wire transfer or other immediate bank transfer, or (e) Visa, MasterCard, American Express or Discover credit, charge or debit card. A processing fee will be assessed on any returned checks. Please note that the amount of cash notes and cash equivalents that can be accepted from a given purchaser may be limited.
For information and estimates on domestic and international shipping as well as export licences please contact Bonhams Shipping Department.