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January Day 2: Postwar & Contemporary Art

Wed, Jan 25, 2023 11:00AM EST
Lot 610

Lee Jie-Song "Tedious Play" 2005

Estimate: $7,500 - $12,500

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Lee Jie-Song (Korean, b. 1975). Large oil on canvas titled "Tedious Play," 2005, depicting a young boy leaning on the floor against a couch while a woman pours a drink in the background. Signed, titled, and dated along the verso; further signed along the stretcher.

Provenance: Christie's Hong Kong, May 27, 2006, lot 366; Private Minnesota collection.

Literature: Artforum Newgate. "dry inside on a wet day." Seoul, Korea, 2005.

Exhibition History: Artforum Newgate, Seoul, Korea. "dry inside on a wet day" November 22 - December 3, 2005.

Height: 57 1/4 in x width: 57 1/4 in.


The artwork is in good condition overall. There is a restored tear that measures approximately 2 inches to the lower right quadrant, under the upright shoe, visible under UV. There is an area of cracks to the paint to the right of the male figure's face. There are some very light surface cracks above the male figure's proper left shoulder. There are a few surface scratches along the lower left quadrant, just below the plant. There is a scratch to the male figure's shoulder. There are no losses to the paint. The artwork is not framed. Please contact us for a detailed condition report. Please note that the lack of a condition statement does not imply perfect condition. Email with any condition questions.

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