Court Paintings from the Joseon Dynasty

Paperback: $37.00
ISBN-13: 9781624120534
Published: December 2015

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168 pages | color illustrations
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  • About the Book
  • Both ornate and majestic, the various formats of royal court paintings of Korea have been exhibited all over the world and include folding screens, murals, paper sliding doors, and government records. Crafted by the best painters of the era, the works exhibit a refined level of artistic skill and are rich with symbolism, even in the tiniest details, having adorned spaces that were occupied by the highest authorities. The vivid colors and fastidious minutiae of Joseon court paintings, with their intriguing iconography and ornamentation, are sure to introduce any viewer to a startling new world.

  • About the Author(s)
    • Park Jeong-Hye, Author