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Wild Geese and Reeds 노안도 (蘆雁圖)

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Title Wild Geese and Reeds 노안도 (蘆雁圖)
Creator Unidentified Korean artist
Format Black and white on paper
Type Painting and Drawings
Medium Ink on paper
Description Paintings that depict a peaceful image of migratory white-fronted geese descending to a river bank where tall reeds gently bend in the evening breeze were widely favored as birthday gifts, especially to elders: a homophone of the title Geese and Reeds means Aging Peacefully.
Rights Cleveland Museum of Art
Accession Number 1915.631
Period Joseon Dynasty (1392-1910)
Culture Korean
Geographic Origin Korea
Dimensions Including mounting: 70.8 x 223.6 cm (27 7/8 x 88 1/16 in.)
Resource URL https://www.clevelandart.org/art/1915.631