Ch’aekkŏri project files, 1986-1998
Scope and Contents
The bulk of the records include Wagner’s notes on the use of seals, the lineage of painters, pictures and diagrams used in Wagner and Black’s publications, biographies of identified artists examined by Wagner, copies of lineage documents and rosters, and correspondence between Wagner and Black. Manuscripts written by Black in this subseries are Korean Surprises in Denver (1993), a discussion of the Korean collection at the Denver Art Museum; Ch’aekkŏri: A Puzzle, Columbia’s Hidden Treasure (1990), a description of ch’aekkŏri screens of the Chosŏn period at Columbia University; Tigers: The King of Beasts in Paintings of the Chosôn Period (circa 1990s), an examination of the tiger image in Korean artifacts; and The Puzzling Portrait (1994), a report on the provenance of the Chinese painting "The Puzzling Portrait", in the Denver Art Museum. Articles co-authored by Wagner and Black on Ch’aekkŏri paintings include Stockholm Abstract: Significant Aspects of the Ch’aekkŏri Studies (1997) and Court Style Ch’aekkŏri (1998).
Floppy disks contain Wagner's manuscript fragments chiefly for Ch’aekkŏri: A Puzzle, Columbia’s Hidden Treasure (1990), Ch’aekkŏri Paintings: A Korean Jigsaw Puzzle (1993), and Stockholm Abstract: Significant Aspects of the Ch’aekkŏri Studies (1997). Also included is information for various page elements including diagrams, legends, and picture captions, glossaries, and tables.
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Extent1.06 cubic feet (4 document boxes, 2 folders)
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