This large screen depicts a famous Chinese theme: an ideal or imaginary meeting between the leading scholars and statesmen of China's Song dynasty (960-1279). Here are just a few details from the piece. 🔍 Various figures in Chinese scholars' robes are engaged in painting, calligraphy, poetry, and music. 🎼 The subject was popular during the late Joseon dynasty in Korea, where it was adapted to a screen format. ⠀
Visit "Elegant Gathering in the Western Garden," Korea, Joseon dynasty in the Hammer building, level 2.