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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2003.87
People
Hŏ Ryŏn (also known as So-ch'i and Ma-hil), Korean (1809 - 1893)
Title
The Chinese Scholar Mi Fu (1051-1107) Paying Homage to a Fantastic Rock
Classification
Paintings with Calligraphy
Work Type
painting with calligraphy, hanging scroll
Date
autumn 1885
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, Korea
Period
Chosŏn dynasty, 1392-1910
Culture
Korean
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Hanging scroll; ink and colors on paper; with signature reading "So-ch'i sŏ"; with four seals of the artist
Dimensions
painting proper: H. 91 x W. 49 cm (35 13/16 x 19 5/16 in.)
mounting, including cord and roller ends: H. 167 x W. 71.8 cm (65 3/4 x 28 1/4 in.)
Provenance
[Kang Collection, New York (2003)] sold; to Harvard University Art Museums, 2003.
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
2003
Object Number
2003.87
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Exhibition History

Rocks, Mountains, Landscapes and Gardens: The Essence of East Asian Painting ('04), Harvard University Art Museums, Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 01/31/2004 - 08/01/2004

Forging the New: East Asian Painting in the Twentieth Century, Harvard University Art Museums, Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 05/03/2005 - 10/16/2005

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