Collection

Portrait of Yi Seong-won

  • Culture / Period

    Joseon Dynasty

  • Materials

    Hemp Fabric

  • Dimensions

    147.5x84.0cm(Image, Hanging scroll painting)

  • Accession Number

    Bongwan-010122-000

In this portrait, Yi Seong-won wears a green ceremonial robe with a rank badge embroidered with a twin crane design, and a waist belt. The robe and the rank badge indicate that this portrait was made after he rose to the position of Third State Councilor in 1788. The painting attempted to display a sense of depth through the use of light and dark.

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