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This painting illustrates one of many games played in Korea during the 1800s. Two men in traditional Korean attire can be seen playing jang-gi or Korean chess(장기). The man in the blue is making his next move. The man in the green watches on while smoking through a long pipe. 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. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pg. 82, plate XVIII||View Objects related to this Actual Citation|
|[Book] Culin, R. S. 1895. Korean Games, with Notes on the Corresponding Games of China and Japan. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pg. 82, plate XVIII||View Objects related to this Actual Citation|
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