국립중앙박물관 NATIONAL MUSEUM OF KOREA

Highlights
Bamboo
  • Culture/Period

    Joseon Dynasty

  • Materials

    Silk Fabric - Silk

  • Author

    Yi Jeong(李霆, 1554-1626)

  • Category

    Culture / Art - Letter & Paintings - Paintings - painting

  • Dimensions

    119.1x57.3cm(Image, Hanging scroll painting)

  • Accession Number

    Deoksu 5321

Yi Jeong (1554-1626, pen-name: Taneun,) was skilled in painting bamboo trees. Along with Yu Deok-jang and Shin Wi, he was regarded as one of the three greatest painters of bamboo trees in black ink of the Joseon period. The Chinese characters on the bottom-right state that it was painted in the spring of 1622 at Wolseonjeong Pavilion. The painting portrays a bamboo tree drenched with rain.