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A New Korean Tiger Painting

by Hou-mei Sung, Curator of East Asian Art


Korean Tiger Painting, East Asian Art, Tiger and Cubs, Buddhist painting, chinese paintings, Joseon dynasty

As the king of beasts in China, the tiger is also one of the oldest and most meaningful animal subjects in Chinese painting. Here, the unidentified artist portrays a large tigress sitting under an old pine tree.

Behind the Scenes in Conservation: 20th Century Chinese Paintings

by Conservation


conservation, behind the scenes, chinese paintings, Wu Zhongxiong

Our paper conservator has been working with a large donation of 20th century Chinese paintings over the past year.