JP: Jade Carving of Quan Yin in her Lotus Garden

JP: Jade Carving of Quan Yin in her Lotus Garden

Seated Avalokiteshvara (Gwaneum Bosal) 1300s gilt bronze H: 15 1/8 in. x W: 11 7/8 in. National Museum of Korea, Seoul

Seated Avalokiteshvara (Gwaneum Bosal) 1300s gilt bronze H: 15 1/8 in. x W: 11 7/8 in. National Museum of Korea, Seoul

A Korean map from the 1800s, entitled “Map of Heaven and Earth”

A Korean map from the 1800s, entitled “Map of Heaven and Earth”

Korean Folk Art

Korean Folk Art

Korean folk art.

Korean folk art.

Very few Korean paintings made prior to the twelfth century survive. Buddhist paintings of the Goryeo dynasty were renowned for their delicacy and refinement. Pigments were applied to both the back and the front of the silk, intensifying their hues and luminosity (though some have faded over time and from exposure to light)

Very few Korean paintings made prior to the twelfth century survive. Buddhist paintings of the Goryeo dynasty were renowned for their delicacy and refinement. Pigments were applied to both the back and the front of the silk, intensifying their hues and luminosity (though some have faded over time and from exposure to light)

Korean art

Korean art

Korean woman

Korean woman

Korean Folk Painting

Korean Folk Painting

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Korean

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