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

Publisher

Victoria and Albert Museum

http://collections.vam.ac.uk/item/O22243/tiger-and-magpie-painting-unknown/

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.69-1997
Hojak-002

Period

Joseon Dynasty (1392-1910)

Culture

Korean

Geographic Origin

Korea

Medium

Black ink and colors on paper

Dimensions

Height: 124.8 cm with mount, Width: 62.5 cm with mount, Depth: 1.5 cm with mount, Height: 99.5 cm without mount, Width: 50 cm without mount

Files

Hojakdo2.jpg

Citation

Unidentified Korean artist, “Tiger and Magpie,” The Museum of Korean Folk Art , accessed September 20, 2021, https://mokfa.omeka.net/items/show/5.