The University of Chicago Magazine

February 1997


Blending poetry with calligraphy
and painting, the artists followed
where the brush led

Chi Un-yong
Standing Portrait of Su Tung-p'o

The artist's silk scroll imitates another artist's portrait of this 11th-century scholar, one of the first Northern Sung literati and a frequent painter of ink bamboo. Portrayed here in ink and clean, light colors, the scholar was typically shown with bamboo hat, wooden clogs, and cane.

  • Ch'oe Puk (1712-ca.1786): Landscape

  • So Pyong-o (1862­1935): Bamboo and Rock

  • Chong Son (1676­1759): Kumgang-san (Diamond Mountains)

  • Chi Un-yong (1852-1935): Standing Portrait of Su Tung-p'o

  • Chong Son (1676­1759): Old Pine Tree at Sajik Altar

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