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Identification and Creation

Object Number
2002.9.2.B
People
Yun Yong-ku (also known by sobriquet ['ho']: Sŏk-ch'on), Korean (1852 - 1939)
Title
Fourteen-Character Couplet in Running Script (Korean, 'Haeng-sŏ'; Chinese, 'Xingshu')
Classification
Calligraphy
Work Type
calligraphy, screen
Date
late 19th-first third 20th century
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, Korea
Period
Chosŏn dynasty to Modern period
Culture
Korean
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/147155

Physical Descriptions

Medium
One of a pair of hanging scrolls now mounted as the third and fourth panels of a ten-panel folding screen; ink on paper decorated with seven dragon-and-pearl roundels interspersed with designs of flying bats and scrolling clouds, the decorations all painted in ink; with signature reading "Sŏk-ch'on Cho-su"; with two seals of the artist reading "Yun Yong Ku In" and "Yŏk Su Hŏn"
Dimensions
each couplet: 119.8 x 26.4 cm (47 3/16 x 10 3/8 in.)

State, Edition, Standard Reference Number

Edition
#112

Acquisition and Rights

Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Anonymous Fund and David Berg, Esq., Bequest Fund
Accession Year
2002
Object Number
2002.9.2.B
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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