Out on loan
This painting illustrates one of many games played in Korea during the 1800s. Two boys, in red and purple, and a man, in green traditional Korean attire, can be seen playing myun-cha-gi or shuttlecock kicking (면차기). One of the boys is kicking the myun (면) into the air to pass to the next person. 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.
[Book] Culin, R. S. 1958. Games of the Orient. : Page/Fig./Plate: pg. 40, plate X
[Book] Culin, R. S. 1895. Korean Games, with Notes on the Corresponding Games of China and Japan.
: Page/Fig./Plate: pg. 40, plate X
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