Joseon Merchants and Sailors
Date/ Late 19th Century
Artist(Credit Line)/ Phillip Franz von Siebold (1776-1866)
Joseon Merchants and Sailors was painted by Phillip Franz von Siebold (1776-1866) from Germany after he met and chatted with Joseon merchants and sailors who landed in Japan when they encountered high waves at sea. He thought Joseon merchants were resolute and enterprising.