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Screen with flowers and birds

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1968, given as a gift by Yong-Hwan Chong to his daughter, Mrs. Daniel Jo (Mihe Jo), Korea and California; 2002, sold by Mrs. Jo to Mrs. Keum Ja Kang, Kang Collection Korean Art, New York; 2010, sold by Mrs. Kang, Kang Collection Korean Art, to the MFA (Accession Date: December 15, 2010).

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Charles Bain Hoyt Fund

Flower and Bird Screen from the Royal Court

Korean, Joseon dynasty, late 19th century


Overall (fully mounted screen): 200.7 x 426.7 cm (79 x 168 in.) Image (each mounted panel): 200.7 x 57.2 cm (79 x 22 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Ink and color on paper with silk brocade mounting