Traditional Korean Painting

Traditional Korean Painting

A Lost Art Rediscovered

Book - 1990
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The 156 superb color paintings in this lavish, oversize (10 1/2 x14 1/2 ") volume constitute one of the great lost art genres of the Orient, the popular painting of the Yi dynasty (1329-1910), a vital, exuberant contrast to the formality of the official school. Essays by Zo and Lee provide background information about the mystical and folk roots of the works. Adapted and translated from the original Japanese edition published by Kodansha Ltd. Annotation(c) 2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
Publisher: Tokyo ; New York : Kodansha International, 1990.
ISBN: 9780870119972
Branch Call Number: 759. 9519 TRA
Characteristics: 176 p. : ill., col. plates ; 37 cm.
Additional Contributors: Cho, Cha-yong
Yi, U-hwan 1936-
Alternative Title: Richo no minga.


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