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Chin'gwang Wang, First of the Ten Kings of Hell

detail of seal on back of the scroll

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Chin'gwang Wang, First of the Ten Kings of Hell, late 14th century
Alternate Title: Jin'gwang Wang
Painting
, Hanging Scroll
Korean
,
14th century
Koryô dynasty, 918-1392
Creation Place: Korea
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
painting proper: H. 61.5 x W. 45 cm (24 3/16 x 17 11/16 in.)
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Nathan V. Hammer
, 1974.77
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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