Six Legendary Chinese Sages In Landscapes
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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1993.249
People
Chông Yusûng (also known as Ch'ui-ûn), Korean ( born c. 1650 )
Title
Six Legendary Chinese Sages in Landscapes
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting, screen
Date
late 17th century
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, Korea
Period
Chosôn dynasty, 1392-1910
Culture
Korean
Location
Level 2, Room 2600, East Asian Art
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Physical Descriptions
Medium
Six-panel folding screen; ink on paper; each painting with signature of the artist reading "Ch'ui-ûn" ("Drunken Hermit")
Dimensions
each painting: H. 59.4 x W. 37.8 cm (23 3/8 x 14 7/8 in.)
full screen (with mounting): H. 151.8 x W. 308.6 cm (59 3/4 x 121 1/2 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: Signature on each painting: Ch'ui-un (Drunken Hermit)
Provenance
[Kang Collection, New York, December 1993] sold; to Harvard University Art Museums, 1993.
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Edition
#007
Aquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Ernest B. and Helen Pratt Dane Fund for the Acquisition of Oriental Art
Accession Year
1993
Object Number
1993.249
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
Publication History

A Decade of Collecting: Recent Acquisitions by the Harvard University Art Museums, exh. cat., Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, Spring 2000), p. 14

Exhibition History

Masterworks of East Asian Painting, Harvard University Art Museums, Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 11/03/1995 - 06/09/1996

A Compelling Legacy: Masterworks of East Asian Painting, Harvard University Art Museums, Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 08/24/2004 - 03/20/2005

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Verification Level

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