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Orchids and Rocks

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Orchids and Rocks, late 19th-early 20th century
Painting
, Screen
Korean
,
19th-20th century
Chosôn dynasty, 1392-1910
Creation Place: Korea
Eight-panel folding screen; ink on sky-blue tinted paper; each of the eight paintings with artist's inscription followed by a signature reading "Soho" (Chinese, "Xiaohu"); the first (i.e., far right) painting also with a signature of the artist reading "Kim Ung wôn"; each inscription preceded by an elongated elliptical red seal and each signature followed by two red seals, all the seals now virtually obliterated through abrasion
120.8 x 34.2 cm (47 9/16 x 13 7/16 in.)
#082
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Ernest B. and Helen Pratt Dane Fund for the Acquisition of Oriental Art
, 1999.184
Marks
signed: artist's inscriptions and signature
Bibliography
Harvard University Art Museums, Harvard University Art Museums Annual Report 1999-2000, (Cambridge, MA, 2001), p. 8

Exhibition History
A Decade of Collecting: Asian Acquisitions 1990-1999, Harvard University Art Museums, Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 03/11/2000 - 11/05/2000
Tradition and Synthesis: 19th and 20th Century Works from East Asia, Harvard University Art Museums, Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 09/22/2001 - 06/09/2002
Re-View: S228-230 (Asian rotation: 1), Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 11/27/2008 - 04/19/2009
Cultivating Virtue: Botanical Motifs and Symbols in East Asian Art, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 05/12/2012 - 06/01/2013