Peony

모란도, 牡丹圖

Korean
Joseon dynasty
19th century
Heo Ryeon (Korean, 1808–1893)


Object Place: Korea; Söng-do

Dimensions

116.5 x 37.2 cm (45 7/8 x 14 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

1994.342

Medium or Technique

Ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Paintings

Inscription

莫敎解語應傾國 任是無情亦同人

Provenance

From Songdo (present-day Kaesong, North Korea). Paul Bernat (b. 1902 - d. 1998) and Helen Bernat (b. 1908 - d. 1993), Brookline, MA; by descent to their daughter, Paula Bennett; 1994, gift of Paula Bennett, Marta Bennett, and Erin Bennett to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 25, 1995)

Credit Line

Gift of Paula, Marta, and Erin Bennett in memory of Paul and Helen Bernat