Jeon Hyuck Lim painted The Sea and the Butterfly in May 1998, drawing solely on his creative imagination for inspiration. The motif, consisting of a horizon on the Tongyeong sea, and a butterfly to represent Mt. Mireuk, proved to be both captivating and challenging for the artist. "The painting incorporates a splash of blue in a sunny horizon, I used a very interesting shade of blue that was  very hard to pull off." says Jeon Hyuck Lim.

The sea and the butterfly, 1998

Oil canvas; 182 x 220

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