Anonymous (Joseon dynasty, late 19th century)
Tribute Mission to the Chinese Court
Ten-panel screen painted in ink, opaque color with gold leaf highlights on a heavily sized silk ground; the left panels depicting ambassadors' sedan chairs and grooms with exotic animals waiting to enter in procession through the vermillion walls of the imperial compound with courtiers approaching the emperor seated on a raised dais to the far right; green silk brocade borders.
53 x 155in (135 x 394cm) painting only
75 x 158in (191 x 401cm) overall
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