KIM Gyu-jin 해강 김규진 (1868-1933)

Flying Geese on the River, late 19th-early 20th century

ink on cloth with cream silk brocade

Kim Gyu-Jin
Kim Gyu-Jin
Kim Gyu-Jin



The famous late-Joseon literati painter Kim Gyu-Jin excelled at the traditional scholarly pursuits of painting and calligraphy, but was most renowned for his ink paintings of bamboo and orchids. Kim taught calligraphy and painting to the crown prince of King Gojong, and was commissioned by King Sunjong to paint a mural of Geumgangsan (Diamond Mountain) for one of the palaces.


Selected Collections

The Royal Collection at Changdok Palace, Korea

Ho-Am Art Museum, Korea

The Mary Jackson Burke Foundation Collection

The National Museum of Korea, Seoul

Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Harvard University

The British Museum, London, UK