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- Previous Owner(s)
Mayuyama & Co., Ltd.
The grapevine motif, rendered in calligraphic lines and shades of ink across the eight panels of this screen, was also popular on painted ceramics and inlaid lacquer. The screen would have decorated the interior of a room, probably an official's study (where ink painting was preferred over brighter mineral pigments), while it also blocked cold drafts. The artist's inscription gives his studio name, Nanggok, and a date in the ninth month of a year indicated only by two signs placing it in the sixty-year cycle used in East Asian calendars.
- Published References
- Julia Murray. A Decade of Discovery: Selected Acquisitions 1970-1980. Exh. cat. Washington, 1979. cat. 80, pp. 103-104.
- Ann Yonemura. Korean Art in Western Collections, 5: Korean Art in the Freer Gallery of Art. vol. 4, no. 2 Los Angeles, June 1983. pp. 4-15, pl. 15.
- Korean Art in the Freer and Sackler Galleries. Washington, D.C. no. 10.24, pp. 186-187.
- Collection Area(s)
- Korean Art
- Web Resources
- Google Cultural Institute
- Rights Statement
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