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23. Yi Myun Grieving over his father’s arrest

Yi Myun of Admiral Yi Sun-shin’s son is grieving over the news of his father’s groundless

arrest. The painful tragic inner emotion is depicted fully in his expressive face and gesture.

This picture based on the triangular composition exhibits pictorial stability.

The pictorial unity of the single figure placed diagonally by having mass of the figure touch the sides of the canvas is accomplished  effectively and  also through the use of CHIAROSCURO - light and shade the picture is achieved the harmony within the frame.

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