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This image is considered both Buddhist or Taoist.

The two circular radiating patterns incorporate both native and naturalized elements from diverse Korean and Chinese traditions.

This is one of the most sumptuous Buddhist works during this period of Korean history.

The “Seated Willow-Branch…” depicts the Bodhisattva of Compassion. The rich colors, flesh tones, and gold pigment show the luxurious taste of the period, as well as the amount of detail and talent in mixing different pigments.

Many paintings of Buddha and Bodhisattvas were popular during this period.