A beautiful and historically important painting of the hermit saint, Dokseong, dated on the back 1884 (10th year of Guangxa). Dokseong (literally, Lonely Saint) is a frequently-depicted character in Korean religious paintings. His origins are shrouded in centuries of mystery. So this painting offers a priceless contribution to Korean history, art, and religion...
Antique Korean Munjado Painting of the Ancient Confucian Virtue of Trust. Munjado paintings are unique visual representations of the eight Confucian virtues, with the character for the word accompanied by creatively rendered images that symbolize that virtue. The character rendered here is 'shin', trust. On the right, the goose, symbol of fidelity because it mates for life, is carrying in its beak a message from the blue jay with a human head on the left...
Fine Fine Anonymous late joseon dynasty painting.
98 x 58 cm
Set of eight framed painted panels on silk that are telling a story, each panel with various scenes with Korean figures in processions in a mountainous landscape, figures being carried on a palanquin, of women and male figures within a variety of landscapes amid dwellings. Size: 33: x 11 1/2" (each framed)
Antique Korean framed painting of a carp leaping out of the water, with a red setting sun in the background, and rolling wave motifs below. 19th century Chosun Period
Size: (entire frame) 35.75" H x 18.5" L x 1" W (artwork only) 20" H x 12" L
Korean Joseon Dynasty Painting of Scholar Under the Pine Tree, Asking the Moon. By Lee Han Ki aka Man Woon, in the style of Kim Myeong Guk. Silk Mount: 61.5 x 18 inches, 156 x 46 cm; Painting: 39 x 13.75 inches, 99 x 35 cm. Ink and colors on old hand-woven silk on a beautiful silk mounting.
A Rare Korean Buddhist Guardian Warrior Painting-19th C. --Park Soo Keun's Original Oil Painting Frame Used:
Korea, Joseon dynasty, 19th century or older.Painted on silk with bright mineral pigment and real gold, some area of painting is
overlapped by the frame.
it’s in very good condition with original bright mineral pigments with gold,.
it measures 47cm h. x 18cm d. - painting only, the frame measures 45cm h. x 16cm d...
A Very Fine, Rare and Large Korean Seven Star Buddhist Painting:
Korea, Joseon dynasty, 18th -early 19th century, removed from a frame.
A very rare Seven Star Buddhist painting with Buddha Sakyamuni and assembled buddhist deities, painted in polychrome mineral pigments and gold on silk,
It’s in fine condition but a small area torn on the lower right attendants painting.
I measures 57.5” x 45.5” (145.5cm x 115.5cm).
A Very Rare Korean Seated AmithaBuddha Hanging Scroll Painting...
Large and Beautifully-Mounted 19th Century Korean Buddhist Painting of Amida Buddha with two Bodhisattva and two Disciples. Total size: 87 x 32 inches, 221 x 81 cm; Painting size: 41 x 24 inches, 104 x 61 cm.
An antique & very charming painting of the Mountain God (Sansin) sitting under a pine tree and accompanied by his tiger and an young acolyte. Colors and ink on coarse cotton cloth. Sansin is originally a Daoist nature God that has become very important in the Korean culture particularly in the cult of the mountains;
Iconographically he is depicted as a Daoist Immortal. Framed, Korean-style behind glass. Korea, Late Choson, around 1900. H 50 cm, W 31 cm (picture frame)...
Joseon Period Calligraphy by Yi Du Hwang aka Seolak (1858-1916). 48.25 x 13.5 inches, 122.5 x 34.25 cm.
Mountain Village Along the River by 19th Century Artist Baek Woon Jang aka Yoosoo. A tranquil painting that masterfully utilizes a variety of brush techniques to capture a beautiful scene from Korea long ago. Frame: 17 x 17 inches, 43 x 43 cm ; Painting: 12 x 12 inches, 30.5 x 30.5 cm.
Antique Korean Dragon Painting Exploding with Life and Personality, Chasing the Magic Pearl of Immortality. Korean dragons are not at all stereotypical. Each one has a unique personality, and this fine and dynamic example is full of personality. When Koreans prayed to the mighty dragon for rain and blessings, this is the type of dragon to which they hoped to be praying, with a friendly face and open heart, ready to leap out of the painting and take action...
A Very Large, Fine and Rare Korean Buddhist Painting:
Korea, Joseon dynasty, early 19th century. removed from a frame.
Buddha, Amitahha, and Assembled Attendant deities.
Painted in polychrome mineral pigments on linen cloth.
It’s in very finr condition, it measures 87” w. x 42.5” h. (221cm w. x 108 cm h.).
Geese and Reeds Painting (Noando) by Yang Ki Hun aka Seokyeon (1843-1897) from Pyeongyang. Yang Ki Hun's signature 'boneless' style (painting without outlines, using ink washes) beautifully captures light and shade. The literal meaning of 'noando' is reed and geese painting, but it is a play on words, as 'no' means both reed and old, and 'an' means both geese and comfort ('do' means painting)...
A Very Fine and Rare Buddhist Painting:
Korea, Joseon dynasty, 19th century. framed.
Buddha, Amitahha, and Attendant deities.
Painted in polychrome mineral pigments on silk.
It’s in very fine condition, it measures 49.5” w. x 53” h. (126 cm w. x 135 cm h.).
Orchids are an ancient Korean symbol of purity, modesty, and virtue. Talented painters of orchids were and still are held in the highest regard. Though Daewongun (Prince Yi Ha Eung) is often cited as the greatest painter of orchids, most scholars now agree that it was Kim Eung Won aka Soho (1855-1921) who was painting many of the paintings for which Daewongun took credit and which Daewongun signed...