Chang Sung-Op

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Chang Sung-Op

 

(pseudonym, O Wong). Born 1845; died 1899. Korean painter.

In the 1890’s, Chang Sung-op was a member of the Tohwaso, which served as an academy of painting in Seoul. He was a representative of the “birds-and-flowers” school and of the traditional Korean painting technique in india ink and watercolors. His works include Shepherd With Buffalo and Butterflies (Central Historical Museum, Pyongyang).

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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