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22. Self-Portrait as Mother Of Yi Sun-shin

She received the news that her son was sent in custody from the battlefield to the capital, Han Yang for the trial.

The light reveals the mood of the tragic emotion that dominated his mother’s face.

The expressive height impasto was utilized for emphasizing the powerful strength

of the subject.

The atmospheric chiaroscuro enhances the frighted and worrying inner feeling of  mother.

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