Orchids And Rocks
© President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
2005.99.1
People
Yi Ha-ûng (also known as Tae-wôn-kun), Korean ( 1820 - 1898)
Title
Orchids and Rocks
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting, hanging scroll
Date
1896 - 1898
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, Korea
Period
Chosôn dynasty, 1392-1910
Culture
Korean
Physical Descriptions
Medium
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"
Dimensions
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.)
Provenance
Provenance: Reputedly from the Min Family, Seoul (i.e., a branch of the Royal Family)
Source: Kang Collection, New York
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Purchase in honor of John M. Rosenfield through the generosity of Mariot Fraser Solomon
Accession Year
2005
Object Number
2005.99.1
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
Publication History

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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Verification Level

3 - Good. Object is well described and information is vetted