Yun Du-seo

Yun Du-seo(윤두서 尹斗緖 1668–1715) was a painter and scholar of the Joseon period. He is the grandson of Yun Seondo, a great scholar in Korean history. He passed the gwageo exam, but did not enter government service. Rather, he devoted his whole life to painting and studying Confucianism. His self-portrait is regarded as one of the many masterpieces of Korean art. Yun Duseo is also known for his yeongmohwa.

He is the great son of Yoon Sun-do, and his fourth son, Yoon, was in Sujong (26 years old). Because it was a time when the struggle was severe, he devoted himself to scholarship and spent his life in a poetry without exiting. It was good at writing and painting, especially in paintings of people, plants and animals. It is regarded as a pioneer of the flower bed of the late Joseon Dynasty. His works include Noseungdo, Sunsudo, and Self Portrait. His attitude of studying in a variety of fields such as studying abroad, astronomy geography, mathematics, and military law, as well as calligraphy, was conveyed as a blast.

With his interest in feng shui, he made a painting style map such as “Dongguk Leisure Map” and “Even in Japan”.

It will play a pioneering role in the fashion of men ‘s painting and drawing methodology through various pictorials such as.

Yoon Du-Seo Self Portrait – The 240th National Treasure of Korea
Gyeongdyeong Gyeongsang – Korean Treasure No. 1488
Yoon Du-Seo House in Haenam – Korea Important Folk Cultural Property No. 232

Yoon Doo-seo was introduced as the son of Yun Seok Seong, the son of Yoon Seon-do’s third son Yoon-Mi after his birth as Yun’s fourth son.

A special exhibition of the National Museum of Gwangju was held on the occasion of the 300th anniversary of the anniversary of the anniversary of the death of Yoon Du-seo Yoon-doo (1668 ~ 1715), a special exhibition of Gwangju MBC and the home of the Yoon Doo-se family It was held jointly with Haenam Nukwangdong 綠 雨 堂.