This painting illustrates one of many games played in Korea during the 1800s. Two men in traditional Korean attire can be seen playing jonggyeongdo or Korean game of dignitaries (종경도). While the man on the right is holding what appears to be a block on his hand, figuring out his next move, the man on the left watches on waiting for his turn. 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. 78, plate XVI
[Book] Culin, R. S. 1895. Korean Games, with Notes on the Corresponding Games of China and Japan.
: Page/Fig./Plate: pg. 78, plate XVI
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