Images of the past

A chronologue of beauty

Tuesday, 12 March 2013

Korean Costume in Paintings from the 18th to the early 20th Century


An 18th c. Miindo (meaning portrait of a beauty),attributed to Kim Hong-Do

 Panel from a Folding Screen with Scenes of Filial Piety,18th c.

  Panel from a Folding Screen with Scenes of Filial Piety,det.

  Panel from a Folding Screen with Scenes of Filial Piety,18th c.

  Panel from a Folding Screen with Scenes of Filial Piety,det.

  Panel from a Folding Screen with Scenes of Filial Piety,det.

  Panel from a Folding Screen with Scenes of Filial Piety,18th c.

  Panel from a Folding Screen with Scenes of Filial Piety,det.

 Panel from a Folding Screen with Scenes of Filial Piety,18th c.

  Panel from a Folding Screen with Scenes of Filial Piety,det.

   Panel from a Folding Screen with Scenes of Filial Piety,det.

Portrait of Kang sehwang in black danryeongpo by by Yi Myeong-gi,1792

 Women playing geomungo from the "Yeosokdo Album" by Shin Yun-bok,c. 1800

 Woman with a jangot  from the "Yeosokdo Album" by Shin Yun-bok,c. 1800

Woman with a jeonmo hat  from the "Yeosokdo Album" by Shin Yun-bok,c. 1800


Paintings from the "Hyewon pungsokdo" album by Shin Yun-bok,after 1805






















 A screen with genre scenes signed by Kim Hog-do,1800-14

A screen with genre scenes,det.

 A screen with genre scenes,det.

A screen with genre scenes,det.

A Miindo from 1825

 Erotic Scene from the Album of the Joining of Heaven and Earth by Shin Yun-bok,1844

Miindo by Shin Yun-bok,19th c.

Later copy of the Miindo by Shin Yun-bok,19th c.

Miindo from the middle of the 19th c.

 Portrait of a Heungseon Daewongun (or The Great Archduke) by Yi Han Cheol,1869

 Portrait of the Heungseon Daewongun, Yi Haeung wearing a Geumgwan and a Jobok 
by Yi Han Cheol, 1869

Painting of the Commemorative feast for Treaty of Commerce between 
Korea and Japan in1883 by Jungsik Ahn

 Miindo,19th c.

 Mugo,drum dance depicted in a painting titled "Gojong Imin Jinyeon Dobyeong" illustrating the feast for Korean Emperor Gojong in 1902

 "Gojong Imin Jinyeon Dobyeong",det.

 "Gojong Imin Jinyeon Dobyeong",det

 "Gojong Imin Jinyeon Dobyeong",det.

  "Gojong Imin Jinyeon Dobyeong",det

  Second part of the "Gojong Imin Jinyeon Dobyeong" painting with a Mugo dance

 Second  "Gojong Imin Jinyeon Dobyeong",det.

Second  "Gojong Imin Jinyeon Dobyeong",det.

 Second "Gojong Imin Jinyeon Dobyeong",det


1 comment:

  1. Thank you for this wonderful blog with the most beautiful korean paintings at one place

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