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Fine 19th Century Korean Royal Court Painting of Children at Play

Fine 19th Century Korean Royal Court Painting of Children at Play


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Korean: Paintings: Pre 1900: Item # 1416777

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Fine 19th Century Korean Royal Court Painting of Children at Play. This genre of Korean paintings always displays children playing in Chinese costumes, and is called Baekdongja-do in Korean. This exceptional example was one panel of an eight-panel screen that was displayed in the room of a wife in the Korean royal court to inspire her to become pregnant and to have healthy, playful, and successful children. It was also displayed on the first birthday of each child. Ink and colors on silk. 40 x 14.5 inches, 101.5 x 37 cm.