This paper aims to search for Lee HyeonBo(1467∼1555)’s cultural basis of Gangho-Gado(literary inclination pursuing a truth through the nature) out of his works of pictures and literature.
Lee was pointed as a proponent of Gangho-Gado in Youngnam province including Bungang-Gadan(The gathering for song in Bungang). It lead to various research in the field of culture which cover the pictures. The pictures from Lee’s life could be divided with three category. First things is Picture of Guigeorae, second is Picture of Eundae-Geohyoe, third is three piece of pictures from Aeildang-gugyeongcheop which is precious book of Lee family. First picture is symbolic works to show his inclination as a scholar though, second picture show the pride as the officials. And the third reflect important scenes among Lee’s life after his forties.
Especially pictures of Aeildang-gugyeongcheop features the banquet scean during the life of official government, Lee wished homecoming though. These works reflect the procedure to real pleasure of the homeland. Lee’s Gangho-Gado reveals the satisfaction from cultural base without the isolation from civilization and the pictures show the evidence of complex relationship between nature and civilization.