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Artist’s Profile: Jeong Seon

 

Jeong Seon (1676-1759)

One of Korea’s most famous painters, Jeong Seon was known for his realistic landscape works.

He was born in a poor family,and it wasn’t until he was in his 40s (or later) before his talent was recognised, after which he gained a position in the court. He was a prolific painter, painting every day, until his death in his early 80s.

 

[Source: www.wikipedia.org and https://commons.wikimedia.org/]