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A long, narrow painted scroll with a sketchily-painted diagonal form with Chinese writing to the top-left.

An off-white long, narrow painted scroll shown vertically. Starting from the bottom-left corner is a sketchily-painted diagonal form that reaches to the middle-center. The bottom of the form has long, thin black leaves around it. The form is in black and white. There are three vertical rows of Chinese writing to the top-left. There are two square, red Chinese symbols near the writing and in the bottom-right corner of the scroll.

Identification and Creation

Object Number
2003.88
People
Hak-kyo Chŏng, Korean (1832 - 1914)
Title
Garden Rock and Grasses
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
hanging scroll, painting
Date
second half 19th century
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, Korea
Period
Chosŏn dynasty, 1392-1910
Culture
Korean
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/92916

Physical Descriptions

Medium
Hanging scroll; ink on paper; with artist's signature
Dimensions
painting proper: H. 132.4 x W. 30.4 cm (52 1/8 x 11 15/16 in.)
mounting, including cord and roller ends: H. 198.8 × W. 51 cm (78 1/4 × 20 1/16 in.)

Provenance

Recorded Ownership History
[Kang Collection, New York (2003)] sold; to Harvard University Art Museums, 2003.

Acquisition and Rights

Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Purchase through the generosity of the Nathan Rubin-Ida Ladd Family Foundation under the bequest of Ester R. Portnow
Accession Year
2003
Object Number
2003.88
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Exhibition History

  • Rocks, Mountains, Landscapes and Gardens: The Essence of East Asian Painting ('04), Harvard University Art Museums, Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 01/31/2004 - 08/01/2004
  • 32Q: 2600 East Asian, Japanese, Chinese and Korean, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 12/07/2017 - 06/01/2018

Verification Level

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