A Unique Banchado: The Documentary Painting With Commentary of King Jeongjo's Royal Procession to Hwaseong in 1795A Unique Banchado: The Documentary Painting With Commentary of King Jeongjo's Royal Procession to Hwaseong in 1795

A Unique Banchado: The Documentary Painting With Commentary of King Jeongjo’s Royal Procession to Hwaseong in 1795

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Fully illustrated in colour, here is the first introduction in English to one of Korea’s outstanding cultural assets – the banchado (painting of the order of guests in a royal event) commemorating the 1795 royal procession to Hwaseong (Gyeonggi Province). It is a fine example of the meticulous record-keeping (uigwe) and the skills of the court painters at that time. Comprising some 1800 people, the eight-day procession was organized by King Jeongjo in order to visit the tomb of his father and to celebrate his mother’s sixtieth birthday. The author provides a full analysis of the context, planning, execution and significance of the event.

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Pages

160

Author

Han Young-woo

Translator

CHUNG Eunsun

Published Country

United Kingdom

Publisher

Renaissance Books

Published Year

2017

Original Title

반차도로 따라가는 정조의 화성행차

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