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Painting of Egrets beside Lotus and Hawk on Pine Tree on Two-panel Screen

Lee Do Young (李道榮, 1884-1933)1904

National Palace Museum of Korea

National Palace Museum of Korea
Seoul, South Korea

The first panel depicts a lotus flower and a pair of egrets. The latter symbolizes the love of a married couple, and the former wishes for their harmony. The second panel depicts chrysanthemums, sparrows, and a hawk sitting in a pine tree. The pine tree and chrysanthemums symbolise longevity while the hawk signifies the sincerity of a scholar. The egrets are represented with simple brushstrokes, and the lotus leaves and pips are drawn without outlines.

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  • Title: Painting of Egrets beside Lotus and Hawk on Pine Tree on Two-panel Screen
  • Creator: Lee Do Young (李道榮, 1884-1933)
  • Date Created: 1904
  • Rights: National palace museum of Korea
  • Medium: Paintings

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