This painting illustrates one of many games played in Korea during the 1800s. Three men in traditional Korean attire are seated together. While two men are playing bah-dook or pebble game (바둑), the man in green is watching them play. A title for the piece and an artist seal appear at the top right. Some of the lead white paint has blackened over time. 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. 92, Fig. XX
[Book] Culin, R. S. 1895. Korean Games, with Notes on the Corresponding Games of China and Japan.
: Page/Fig./Plate: pg. 92, Fig. XX
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