Butterflies and Peony

Title

Butterflies and Peony

Subject

Butterflies and Peony flowers

Date

Joseon dynasty (1392–1910)

Creator

Nam Kye-u (Korean, 1811–1888)

Format

Panel from a six-panel folding screen; ink and color on paper

Type

Painting

Description

Painting of Peony flower on lower right side of the painting and butterflies flying upper left side and sitting on a Peony.

Publisher

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

http://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/45063

Contributor

Anonymous Gift, 1977

Identifier

Accession Number:1977.448
Chochung-001

Period

Joseon dynasty (1392–1910)

Culture

Korean

Geographic Origin

Korea

Medium

Panel from a six-panel folding screen; ink and color on paper

Dimensions

36 1/4 x 12 3/16 in. (92.1 x 31 cm)

Files

butterflyandpeony.JPG

Citation

Nam Kye-u (Korean, 1811–1888), “Butterflies and Peony,” The Museum of Korean Folk Art , accessed October 21, 2021, https://mokfa.omeka.net/items/show/3.