Ink on paper
early 17th century
overall: 51 3/4 x 14 3/8 in. (131.5 x 36.5 cm)
image: 20 1/2 x 10 5/8 in. (52.0 x 27.0 cm) (show scale)
Artist's style name, Ch'ui Ong
Gift of Mrs. Robert van Roejen, by exchange
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.
This item is not on view
Kim Myong-kuk (Korean, active first half of the 17th century). Po-dae, early 17th century. Ink on paper, overall: 51 3/4 x 14 3/8 in. (131.5 x 36.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. Robert van Roejen, by exchange, 59.26.1 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 59.26.1_transp3955.jpg)
overall, 59.26.1_transp3955.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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