Out on loan
This painting illustrates one of many games played in Korea during the 1800s. Three boys in traditional Korean attire can be seen flying nyun or kites(년) together. A boy on the left watches on while two boys on the right fly their kites in the sky. Some of the lead white paint has blackened over time. A title for the piece and an artist seal appear at the top right. There are 22 other watercolor paintings in the collection illustrating Korean games and rendered by the same artist, Gisan (기산) of Choryang, Korea.
[Book] Culin, R. S. 1958. Games of the Orient. : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 10, plate IV
[Book] Culin, R. S. 1895. Korean Games, with Notes on the Corresponding Games of China and Japan.
: Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 10 , plate IV
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