vol. 3, pp. 30 rear and 31 front Photo © President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
1985.957.3
Title
Illustrated Compendium of Loyal Persons (Sam-kang Haeng-sil To), Volume 3: Exemplary Women
Classification
Prints
Work Type
thread-bound book
Date
late 16th century
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, Korea
Period
Chosŏn dynasty, 1392-1910
Culture
Korean
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/96755
Physical Descriptions
Medium
One of a set of three thread-bound, woodblock-printed books; ink on paper. Late 16th-century reprint (probably ca. 1580) of a book whose preface is dated to 1432.
Dimensions
each page (folded sheet): H. 37.3 x W. 20.5 cm (14 11/16 x 8 1/16 in.)
Provenance
Philip Hofer (1898-1984), Cambridge, MA (by 1985), bequest; to Harvard University Art Museums, 1985.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of the Hofer Collection of the Arts of Asia
Accession Year
1985
Object Number
1985.957.3
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Exhibition History

The Arts of Korea, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 07/11/1992 - 01/31/1993

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