Orchids and Rocks

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Orchids and Rocks, 1896 - 1898
, Hanging Scroll
19th century
Chosôn dynasty, 1392-1910
Creation Place: Korea
One of a set of four hanging scrolls; ink on silk; with one square, red intaglio seal of the artist reading "Yi Ho Rwei Rwei"
each painting proper: H. 87.5 x W. 30.8 cm (34 7/16 x 12 1/8 in.)
each mounting, including cord and roller ends: H. 172.7 x W. 45.4 cm (68 x 17 7/8 in.)
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Purchase in honor of John M. Rosenfield through the generosity of Mariot Fraser Solomon
, 2005.99.1
Provenance: Reputedly from the Min Family, Seoul (i.e., a branch of the Royal Family)
Source: Kang Collection, New York
Harvard University Art Museums, Harvard University Art Museums Annual Report 2005-2006, (Cambridge, MA, 2007), p. 14

Exhibition History
Cultivating Virtue: Botanical Motifs and Symbols in East Asian Art, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 07/08/2006 - 04/08/2007
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