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Joseon Dynasty Gallery

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Choose from 29 pictures in our Joseon Dynasty collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.


Featured Print

Seven Jeweled Mountain, late 1800s. Creator: Unknown

Seven Jeweled Mountain, late 1800s. With a bird's-eye view, this ten-panel folding screen portrays the famous Seven Jeweled Mountain ??? in North Korea. Ancient volcanic eruptions shaped the mountain's unique and awe-inspiring terrain such as phallic-shaped pillars (panel #5, from the right); a large flat-topped, steep-sided cliff (panels #7 and #8), and a rugged mountain composed of metamorphic and igneous rocks (panels #9 and #10). The tradition of landscape painting that details actual natural sites and captures their topographic features in Korea began in the 1700s and continued onward. While such natural wonders were beloved as popular destinations for tourism and pilgrimage, after the Korean War (1950-53), these sites in North Korea are no longer accessible to the outside world. This folding screen detailing the mountain's distinctive topography feeds our imagination and longing for such an unattainable place.

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Orchids and Rocks, 1897-98. Creator: Yi Ha-eung (Korean, 1820-1898)

Orchids and Rocks, 1897-98. Yi Ha-eung was one of the most influential men in late 19th-century Korea. Acting as the regent for his son, King Gojong (1852-1919), who ascended the throne at age 13, Yi ruled Korea from 1866 to 1873 and remained the center of politics for the next two decades. In addition to his illustrious political career, Yi was also one of the most celebrated artists who led the revival of literati art in Korean art of the late 1800s. In particular, Yi was recognized as the master of orchids, one of the "Four Gentlemen" themes (plum, orchid, chrysanthemum, and bamboo). Orchids, which often grow wild, widely spreading their strong fragrance, were often associated with the perseverance of principled gentlemen. Solely using monochrome ink, Yi depicted the curvilinear silhouettes of cymbidium orchid leaves dramatically hanging from cliffs. On the upper right corner of the far left panel, Yi wrote a short inscription stating that he painted the work at the age of 80. This work demonstrates Yi's mature brushwork, which harmonizes vigor and grace.

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