Two Scholars Seated In A Landscape, Engaged In Conversation, And Admiring A Waterfall While An Attendant Prepares Tea
© President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
2002.142
People
Shim Sa-chông (also known as Yi-suk ['cha']; Hyôn-chae ['ho']), Korean (1707 - 1769)
Title
Two Scholars Seated in a Landscape, Engaged in Conversation, and Admiring a Waterfall While an Attendant Prepares Tea
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
hanging scroll, painting
Date
mid 18th century
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, Korea
Period
Chosôn dynasty, 1392-1910
Culture
Korean
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Album leaf mounted as a hanging scroll; ink on paper; with seals of the artist reading "Shim Shi" and "Yi Suk"
Dimensions
painting proper: H. 26.6 x W. 39.3 cm (10 1/2 x 15 1/2 in.)
overall mounting including roller ends and suspension cord: H. 132.1 × W. 56.5 cm (52 × 22 1/4 in.)
Provenance
[Kang Collection, New York (by 2002)] sold; to Harvard University Art Museums, 2002.
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Edition
#011
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Purchase in honor of James Cuno through the generosity of the Nathan Rubin-Ida Ladd Family Foundation under the bequest of Ester R. Portnow and through the Ernest B. and Helen Pratt Dane Fund for the Acquisition of Oriental Art
Accession Year
2002
Object Number
2002.142
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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