Nov 20, 2008

Landscape with Streams and Mountains

Landscape with Streams and Mountains


late 1700s or early 1800s

Ink and color on paper with a silk border

Painting only: 65.6 x 45.9 cm (25 13/16 x 18 1/16 in.); Overall: 68.5 x 50.7 cm (26 15/16 x 19 15/16 in.)

Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic Trust 1915.216


Did you know?

Topographic landscape painting such as this hanging scroll became popular in Korea during the 18th and 19th centuries.


The tradition of landscape painting that details actual natural sites and captures their topographic features in Korea began in the 1700s and continued onward. Such landscape style based actual sites and the artist's observation is called True-view landscape painting.

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