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General Guo Ziyi's Banquet (Kor. Kwakpunyang hyangnakto)

Late 18th - early 19th century
Kim Tǔksin (Deuk-sin), Korean, 1754 - 1822

Seated in the middle of this scene, enjoying the banquet, is Guo Ziyi (697–781), a Chinese general who loyally served four Chinese emperors.

During the Joseon dynasty in Korea, General Guo came to be regarded as an ideal individual who led a luxurious life and fathered many children. By commissioning and displaying a screen painting like this, the owner hoped to obtain the same fortune that the general enjoyed.


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