Historical Korean portraiture on show at two Seoul museums

by Philip Gowman on 26 September, 2011

in Art history, Asides, National Museum of Korea

Provided by the National Museum of Korea

L to R: Korean Man by Peter Paul Rubens (1617); A self-portrait by Yun Du-seo (1668-1715) (National Treasure No. 240); Portrait of Seo Jik-su by Yi Myeong-gi and Kim Hong-do (1796). At the National Museum of Korea until Nov 6. Provided by the National Museum of Korea

Interesting feature on two exhibitions of Korean portraiture, including a 1617 portrait of “the first Korean in Europe” http://t.co/lVN629Bx, also http://bit.ly/r9fy9g

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