Collection

Portrait of Jeong Mong-ju

  • Culture / Period

    Joseon Dynasty

  • Materials

    Paper

  • Artist

    Yi Han-cheol(李漢喆, 1808-?)

  • Dimensions

    61.5x35.0cm(Image, Hanging scroll painting)

  • Accession Number

    Bongwan 5035

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This is a portrait of Jeong Mong-ju (pen-name: Poeun, 1337-1392), a neo-Confucian scholar towards the end of the Goryeo Period. Jeong Mong-ju was one of the most respected scholars of his time as well as a symbolic figure of loyalty to the Goryeo Dynasty. This portrait was painted at the end of the Joseon Period by the royal court painter Yi Han-cheol based on the original portrait kept at the Sungyangseowon Confucian Academy in Gaeseong.

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