Gungjung Huihwa, the Essence of Joseon's Court


Gungjung Huihwa (Court painting) was mainly used in the royal court, focusing on representing the authority and power of the state. It is characterized by sophisticated craftsmanship,color, intensity, and dignity that embody the essence of the royal culture of the Joseon Dynasty. Gungjung Huihwa were produced, appreciated, and distributed in the royal court during the Joseon Dynasty, and their production was strictly supervised and controlled by the royal family and the state.