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Object Number:
21574D
Current Location:
Out on loan
Culture:
Korean
Provenience:
Korea
Pusan
Choryang
Maker:
Chun-gŭn Kim
Period:
Joseon Dynasty
Date Made:
1886
Early Date:
1886
Late Date:
1886
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Paper
Pigment
Technique:
Watercolor
Iconography:
Game
Boys
Description:
This painting illustrates one of many games played in Korea during the 1800s. Three boys in traditional Korean attire can be seen playing nyout-nol-ee or nyout playing (윳놀이). 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.
Length:
17.7cm
Width:
12.7cm
Other Number:
Batch 1   -   Other Number

Bibliography:

[Book] Culin, R. S. 1958. Games of the Orient. : Page/Fig./Plate: pg. 68, plate XV
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[Book] Culin, R. S. 1895. Korean Games, with Notes on the Corresponding Games of China and Japan. : Page/Fig./Plate: pg. 68, plate XV
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