Collection

Pictorial Record of a Journey in Summer

  • Culture / Period

    Joseon Dynasty

  • Materials

    Silk

  • Artist

    Shin Yun-bok(申潤福, 1758?-1817?)

  • Dimensions

    119.7×37.6cm(Image)

  • Accession Number

    Deoksu-003750-004

This is a collection of paintings by Shin Yun-bok of commoners engaging in everyday activities against the backdrop of a landscape. It is believed that they were originally intended as elements of a folding screen. The four paintings included in the collection are entitled A Scholar on a Mule, A Summer Scene, Passing the Time in the Shade of a Tree, and A Woman Asking for Directions. The Chinese characters on A Scholar on a Mule suggest that these are scenes of a hot summer’s day in 1813.

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