A 12 Panel Grape Vine Screen by Choi Suk Whan (1808-?):
Korea, Choson Period, Dated 1877
This rare continuous 12 panel painted in ink and real grape juice with a big
grape vine on paper.
Dated and Signed;(Jung Chook Kook Jin Sim Bang, and Woo Ryun Jung Sa Rang-Kok Sa.
It is in fine condition with minor soils related with age (It has normal, minimal damages in this 19th century old in Korean screen). It measures 36”(91.5cm) high and 144 1/2”(367cm)length-painting only, or 58.3/4"(149cm)high and 147"(373cm)length including mountings.
Exhibition; This grape vine screen was exhibited at Seattle Asian Art Museum,
Nov. 1997 to Nov. 1999.
For an another example of his screen seen “Special Exhibit of Collection of “Kim Young Doo”, Seoul National Museum, Seoul, Korea, 1994, Pl. 154, #19