Tiger and Magpie

Title

Tiger and Magpie

Subject

Tiger, magpie, and pine tree

Date

1850-1910

Creator

Unidentified Korean artist

Format

Black ink and colors on paper

Type

Painting

Description

A large tiger with striped fur and a long tail curving around the lower half of the picture is seated with its body facing to the right and its head turned to the left. The tiger appears to be looking at two magpies perched in the branches of a pine tree in the top left-hand side of the picture.

Publisher

Victoria and Albert Museum

http://collections.vam.ac.uk/item/O22242

Contributor

Purchased with the help of Museum colleagues in memory of Lisa Bailey (1964-1996), Curator of Korean Art 1994-1996

Rights

© Victoria and Albert Museum, London 2017. All Rights Reserved

Identifier

Museum number: FE.68-1997
Hojak-003

Period

Joseon dynasty (1392–1910)

Culture

Korean

Geographic Origin

Korea

Medium

Black ink and colors on paper

Dimensions

Width: 57.5 cm with mount, Height: 111 cm with mount, Depth: 1.5 cm with mount, Width: 43.3 cm without mount, Height: 73.7 cm without mount

Files

Hojakdo.jpg

Citation

Unidentified Korean artist, “Tiger and Magpie,” The Museum of Korean Folk Art , accessed September 20, 2021, https://mokfa.omeka.net/items/show/4.