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Attendant to the King of Hell


Artist Unknown (Korean)


19th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G206
Attendant to the King of Hell, Artist Unknown (Korean)
Attendant to the King of Hell: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Sculpture | Painted wood
Size: 29 3/8 x 12 5/8 x 8 7/8 in. (74.61 x 32.07 x 22.54 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, Korea
Culture: Korean, Asia, Korea
Style: 19th century, Joseon Dynasty
Physical Description: polychrome wood statue of a Confucian scholar standing, holding a book (?) downward at waist toward the viewer, wearing a long flowing blue robe, red waisted skirt with black belt and a black hat
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of funds from Fred and Ellen Wells
Accession Number: 97.122.2
Added to Site: February 28, 2009