Pub. Date: Dec. 2005
Paperback: 272 pages
Dimensions (in inches): 8.38 x 6.89 x 0.75
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About This Book
Kim Hong-do was a court painter representative of the Joseon Dynasty. He painted
masterpieces in many genres such as realistic or "true-view" landscapes, genre
paintings, Chinese paintings and so on. By extending his individual style to the
artistic mode of the times, he influenced both contemporaries and future
artists. Viewed in this light, he is an important figure in the history of
Korean art. This book includes all known records of Kim Hong-do so that readers
can review the details of his life. It contains five years' worth of research
material, introduces fifty new items, and retranslations of existing material.
Oh Ju-seok, the author of this book, has attempted to provide an easy
chronological narrative to portray Kim Hong-do accurately and consistently. He
hopes this book will help the readers organize their thoughts about Kim Hong-do.
He earned his Bachelor's Degree in Eastern History and his Master's Degree in
Archaeology and Art History at Seoul National University.
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