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Po-dae

Catalogue Description:
Painting of a local Korean god of good fortune (in Japan, Hotei). Depicted with brush stroke and washes of ink on paper. Signed: "the ancient drunkard" with the seal of Kim Myoung-Kuk, a court painter of the early 17th century. Accompanied by a hanging scroll of mounted calligraphy, probably originally associated with the picture (at present writing impossible to establish). Condition: some flaws and imperfections-no major repainting.


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