The meaning of traditional Korean paintings

Yeongsuhwa – Paintings depicting imaginary animals that are guardian gods called Yeongsuhwa.
Dragon, Haitai, Shingu, and Giraffe are auspicious ordinal numbers, meaning protection and congratulations.

Magpie and tiger – Sehwa with auspicious meaning to announce the joy of the new year

Tiger Painting – The tiger painting has the meaning of a byeoksa (壁邪) that expels evil spirits.

Eobyeongseongryongdo – A picture that prays for success in the past by taking exams in the past just like a carp turns into a dragon

Sadangdo – The common people did not have the ability to build shrines, so they built Nama shrines with a brush and enshrined the tablets of their ancestors.

Freshness – A painting that shows the boundless aspirations and envy of ordinary people for immortality and wealth through the religious existence of the gods.

Ssangnokdo (illustration of a couple with deer) – Deer have the main power to prevent misfortune and disease, and a lucky flower that brings happiness

Chaekado – A picture that symbolizes learning and learning, used in Sarangbang or Seodang

Munmundo – Confucian moral code, filial piety (孝), filial piety (悌), loyalty (忠), faith (trust), etiquette (禮), righteousness (righteousness),
Expressing eight letters pictorially

Hwajeopdo – Flowers and butterflies represent women and Gooseok means men, and symbolize the harmony and harmony of yin and yang.

Guonmongdo – An illustration depicting the plot of a novel written by Seopo Kim Man-jung.

Eohaedo – Because fish lay many eggs, it symbolizes fertility.

Hwajo-do – a wish for wealth and longevity, passing an exam or promotion to a position

Paulownia and phoenix – The phoenix resides in the paulownia and the dynasty and symbolizes the king.

Ten Longevity – A painting depicting the ten long-lived things such as pine trees and cranes, which means eternal longevity.

Noando – A painting depicting geese and reeds is called Noando.
Definition and explanation of the meaning of “the comfort of old age”
blue use
The dragon does not depend on physical power, but carries out the will of the heavens with its own harmonious power, and it is a being that exhibits magical powers that prevent ghosts and prevent disasters.

Hwang Yong-do
It is also divided into Cheongyong, Baekyong, and Application, centering on Hwangyong. Since ancient times, Unyeongdo has been the subject of folk beliefs drawn with rain clouds to help talented people to accomplish great things or when there is a drought.

Jujakdo (朱雀圖)
Jujak is the guardian deity who is in charge of the south among the four deities guarding the four directions. In folktales, the appearance of the red bird is mainly expressed as a peacock or a rooster.

Hyunmudo (玄武圖)
As the guardian deity who is in charge of the north among the four gods, the Buddhist Four Heavenly Kings or 十二支神 hold tools in their hands, but the reapers do not use such physical power ( ) and block intruders with their harmonious power. The energy emitted by the black turtle is an expression of harmony.

flower giraffe
The giraffe is a symbol of the land beast, and the male is called ki and the female is called lin (麟). It is said that the horn on its forehead has a living tip, so it does not harm other animals, and it is said that it does not step on grass because it cares about living things. That is why they are called benevolent animals, and young people who show great dignity are called Kirinah (麒麟兒).

Hwajodo (化鳥圖)- Many kinds of flowering trees and paired birds are described affectionately, and the colorful colors were mainly used to decorate the new room or master bedroom, wishing for peace in the house and the married couple.

magpie tiger
The magpie is an auspicious person who is said to deliver good news and is considered to be the omnipotent deity that determines the good luck and good luck of humans. It is a bird very familiar to us as a messenger of the god Seonang. of conveying the In folklore paintings, magpies and pine trees are usually drawn centered on a tiger, giving it the name Magpie Tiger. It seems to originate from the legend that a wise magpie appeared and saved a tiger that had fallen into a trap when a passing woodcutter saved it, but rather the tiger was trying to eat the woodcutter.

At the bottom, a strange stone-shaped stone is drawn, and a large screen filled with symmetrically colored peonies in full bloom is called a palace peony. It was used as a decoration for weddings or newlyweds.

softness degree
If a peony is the king of flowers, then a lotus can be said to be a gentleman. A lotus flower that blooms in the mud is said to be like a noble scholar because it blooms beautifully and purely without a drop of dirty water. also did

Hahwa Hydraulic Diagram
It is a painting of a duck floating leisurely among lotus flowers with its young, wishing to have a son, and expressing family love.

Han Seong-do
As the outline of the map forms a circle, most of the components are valgus facing outward in all directions, so it is a map of an flowering style that looks like a flower bud is blooming. It is an artistic map with excellent pictorial properties, showing the palaces expressed pictorially and the geography to major points such as Donhwamun, Sungnyemun, and Donuimun.

Whereas Hwajodo uses flowers, plants, and birds as main materials, Chochungdo mainly depicts insects such as bees and butterflies on flowers. Chochungdo, which depicts small annual or perennial grasses and flowers, and small insects that live in friendly relationships around them, can be said to be feminine. Chochungdo, which is not particularly exaggerated or flashy, was drawn with a delicate and delicate brush strokes, giving a quiet and mellow feeling, and was mainly decorated in the ladies’ room.

There was a waterfall called Deungyong (登龍) in the upper reaches of the Yellow River in China. In early spring, old carps gather at the Long Gate and jump up the waterfall. This story implies the meaning of entry and exit.

A lively, unconventional way of expression in which several fish are swimming freely, the atmosphere of the picture shows a relaxed and peaceful world of paradise. Eohaedo was used to decorate the rooms of young couples to pray for abundance, fertility, and good fortune.

sun and moon
On the auspicious wave, a golden mountain and the sun and moon, the source of yin and yang, and the core of the universe, were drawn on the left and right. It is a painting that symbolizes the supreme authority of the royal family, with the throne placed in the center in front of the screen.

ten long life
It is a painting depicting the human desire to live immortally, expressing longevity, origin, and thought in relation to the Shinseng thought like the ten longevity such as Sun-Monday-Lun-Woo-Seok-Rok-Gu-Hak-Song-Bulocho. It was decorated with a 10-panel screen and was mainly used as a screen for celebrating the longevity of the 60th birthday.

character diagram
The character diagram was created with the intention to achieve the desired through the letters with the didactic and auspicious meaning of the Three Rivers and Five Rings. In the character 禮 (禮), a figure of Confucius giving a sermon on etiquette is depicted or a turtle carrying a book on its back.
Character diagram- ‘Chung’ is a symbol of dragon, carp, and shrimp and shells, which symbolize the Eomorphic Dragon.


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