Branch of Fruiting Grapevine with Bees Artist, attributed to: Yi Gyeho (Korean, 1573–1645)


Hanging scroll; ink on paper


without mounting: 51 5/16 × 18 3/8 in. (130.3 × 46.6 cm)

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Gift of Arthur W. Asbury in memory of his mother, Floree Johnson Asbury

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Joseon dynasty (1392–1910)


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Acquired in the Republic of Korea by Kyle Edward Wilson (1931–2002), Alvin, Texas, in the by 1968 [see note 1]; by inheritance to the estate of Kyle Edward Wilson, Alvin, Texas, 2003; sold to Robert D. Mowry (born 1945–), Brookline, Mass., May 3, 2003; given to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 2021

Note 1: Kyle Edward Wilson acquired numerous works of art in the Republic of Korea when he worked as a civilian employee in the United States Army in the 1950s and 1960s; the works of art were brought with him to the United States upon his permanent return in 1968.
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hanging scrolls


Square red relief seal: Hyu Dang and purportedly of the artist;\r\nlower right corner square red relief seal: Yu Deok Jang (likely spurious, this seal purports to be that of the famous bamboo painter Yu Deokjang (1675-1756).

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