vol. 4, p. 1 front Photo © President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
1985.959.4
Title
Illustrated Compendium of Good Emperors and Rulers (Kwan Sŏng-che-kun Sŏng-chŏk To-chi Chŏn-chip), Volume 4: Wisdom
Other Titles
Alternate Title: Gwan Seong-je-gun Seong-jeok Do-ji Jeon-jip
Classification
Prints
Work Type
thread-bound book
Date
1876
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, Korea
Period
Chosŏn dynasty, 1392-1910
Culture
Korean
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/96903
Physical Descriptions
Medium
One of a set of five thread-bound, woodblock-printed books; ink on paper. Printed by Ro Chun-sim using blocks stored in Tan-kuk Hyŏn-sŏng-chŏn; 1876 reprint of an earlier work.
Dimensions
folded sheet: H. 30.2 x W. 19.7 cm (11 7/8 x 7 3/4 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
1985.959.4
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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