Chin'gwang Wang, First Of The Ten Kings Of Hell
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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1974.77
Title
Chin'gwang Wang, First of the Ten Kings of Hell
Other Titles
Alternate Title: Jin'gwang Wang
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting, hanging scroll
Date
late 14th century
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, Korea
Period
Koryô dynasty, 918-1392
Culture
Korean
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Hanging scroll; ink, colors, and gold pigment on silk; with a brush-written inscription reading "Che il Chin'gwang Wang" (Chinese, Di yi Qinguang Wang) in a rectangular red cartouche in the upper right corner
Dimensions
painting proper: H. 61.5 x W. 45 cm (24 3/16 x 17 11/16 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Nathan V. Hammer
Accession Year
1974
Object Number
1974.77
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
Exhibition History

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

Special Exhibition of the Buddhist Paintings of the Goryeo Dynasty, National Museum of Korea, Seoul, 10/11/2010 - 11/21/2010

Subjects and Contexts

Collection Highlights

Verification Level

2 - Adequate. Object is adequately described but information may not be vetted