This painting illustrates one of many games played in Korea during the 1800s. Two men in traditional Korean attire can be seen. While one of the men is doing juel-ta-gi or rope walking (줄타기), the other man watches on. 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. 20, plate V
[Book] Culin, R. S. 1895. Korean Games, with Notes on the Corresponding Games of China and Japan.
: Page/Fig./Plate: pg. 20, plate V
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