Collection

"Peddling" from the Album of Genre Paintings by Kim Hong-do

  • Culture / Period

    Joseon Dynasty

  • Materials

    Paper

  • Artist

    Kim Hong-do(金弘道, 1745-after 1806)

  • Dimensions

    27.7x23.7cm(Image, Album)

  • Designation

    Treasure 527

  • Accession Number

    Bongwan-006504-000

This picture captures a pair of traveling vendors saying their goodbyes to each other before setting out on a new peddling tour. Both are ready for their destination, fitted out with leggings and sticks. The man has a barrel strapped on to his back and his wife is carrying a basket on her head. She is also carrying her baby on her back, wrapped by her jacket.

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