Painting and Poem of a Mother's Dedication to her Son
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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Korean: Paintings: Pre 1900: item # 917414
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Korean Art and Antiques
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|A beautiful and moving folk painting painting and poem of a poor Korean mother's dedication to her son's education. The mother is paying her son's tutor with potatoes, and she heaves the heavy potatoes herself atop her head as she shows up at the lesson to make payment. A lovingly rendered and inspiring piece about a mother's sacrifices and hard work to improve her son's position and enrich his mind. Ink on silk. Frame: 25.25 x 14.75, 64 x 37.5 cm; Painting: 16 x 10 inches, 40.5 x 25 cm.|