Korea, Choson Period (1392-1910) / Bamboo in Moonlight / 15th CenturyKorea, Choson Period (1392-1910)
Bamboo in Moonlight
15th Century

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Creator Nationality: Asian; Far East Asian; Korean
Creator Name-CRT: Korea, Choson Period (1392-1910)
Title: Bamboo in Moonlight
Title Type: Primary
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: 1400
Creation End Date: 1499
Creation Date: 15th Century
Object Type: Paintings
Classification Term: Painting
Materials and Techniques: Hanging scroll; ink on paper
Dimensions: Overall: 165.1cm x 48.25cm, Painting only: 85.5cm x 33.5cm
Inscriptions: two seals of artist (?) at upper left side.
AMICA Contributor: The Cleveland Museum of Art
Owner Location: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
ID Number: 1987.186
Credit Line: Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings Fund
Rights: http://www.clemusart.com/museum/disclaim2.html
Style or Period: Korea, Choson Period (1392-1910)

The restoration of a Japanese or Korean painting involves an assortment of practical as well as philosophical decisions. And these must be directed both towards the image we call the 'work of art', as well as its support system. Particularly in Japan this format of image and supports is the painting, and thus any conservation work must embrace both components in tandem so as to achieve an integrated, harmonious result.

The selection of the appropriate textile materials as well as the style of mounting represent critical aesthetic decisions in the restoration process. These are primarily based upon established historical principles, the type of painted image, and the owner's taste. These factors account for the variety in the appearance of the mountings found on the painting in this gallery.

AMICA ID: CMA_.1987.186
AMICA Library Year: 2001
Media Metadata Rights: Copyright, The Cleveland Museum of Art

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