The Sage Jiang Ziya (10Th Century Bc) Fishing In The Wei River, Approached By Wen Wang The Ruler Of Zhou
panel 5 © President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
1993.249.E
People
Chông Yusûng (also known as Ch'ui-ûn), Korean ( born c. 1650 )
Title
The Sage Jiang Ziya (10th century BC) Fishing in the Wei River, Approached by Wen Wang the Ruler of Zhou
Other Titles
Alternate Title: (Chinese, Weichuan chuidiao)
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
screen, painting
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
Fifth panel from a six-panel folding screen; ink on paper; the painting with signature of the artist reading "Ch'ui-ûn" ("Drunken Hermit")
Dimensions
59.4 x 37.8 cm (23 3/8 x 14 7/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: 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
#007e
Acquisition 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.E
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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

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