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Tiger and Magpie

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

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.68-1997
Period Joseon Dynasty (1392-1910)
Culture Korean
Geographic Origin Korea
Medium Black ink and colors on paper
Width: 57.5 cm with mount,
Height: 111 cm with mount,
Depth: 1.5 cm with mount,
Width: 43.3 cm without mount,
Height: 73.7 cm without mount
Collection Hojakdo
(Paintings of Tigers and magpies)
Unidentified Korean artist, “Tiger and Magpie,” The Museum of Korean Folk Art , accessed June 11, 2021, https://mokfa.omeka.net/items/show/4.