This painting illustrates one of many games played in Korea during the 1800s. The man on the right is carrying a woman on his shoulders who is dancing. On the left, another man is playing ggweng-ga-ri (꽹과리), a small brass gong like instrument. 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.
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Reconsidering Asian Material Texts Workshop (19 Apr 2013)
[Book] Culin, R. S. 1958. Games of the Orient. : Page/Fig./Plate: pg. 2, plate II
[Book] Culin, R. S. 1895. Korean Games, with Notes on the Corresponding Games of China and Japan.
: Page/Fig./Plate: pg. 2, plate II
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