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The Pictue of the Crane

(assumably) Heo NanseolheonKorea, Joseon Dynasty 16th century

Sookmyung Women’s University Museum

Sookmyung Women’s University Museum

Heo Nan-seol-heon (1563-1589) is sister of Heo Gyun and a poetess in the mid-Joseon dynasty. Her poetry contain desire to leave the world and to enter the immortal world. She also painted a crane that the immortal used to ride. This painting is assumed to her works.

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  • Title: The Pictue of the Crane
  • Creator: (assumably) Heo Nanseolheon
  • Date: Korea, Joseon Dynasty 16th century
  • Physical Dimensions: w20.5 x h29.5 cm
  • Provenance: Sookmyung Women's University Museum
  • Type: calligraphy and painting

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