Now available in Artstor: Korean Buddhist monasteries and temples
Artstor has collaborated with Carl and Jennifer Strom to digitize and distribute more than 3,200 images from the unique Strom Archive of the art and architecture from Buddhist monasteries and temples in Korea.
The Strom Archive consists primarily of photographs of South Korean Buddhist temple and monastery art including paintings, murals, and sculptures. Coverage extends from the 13th to the 20th centuries, with the highest concentration of paintings dating from ca. 1600 to 1800. The temple sites, building names, and inscriptions identifying artists, occasions, dates, donors, and monks were all recorded along with the measurements of the paintings.
To view this collection: go to the Artstor Digital Library, browse by collection, and click ” Carl Strom and Jennifer Strom: Korean Buddhist Monasteries “; or enter the Keyword Search: strom korean
For more detailed information about this collection, visit the Carl Strom and Jennifer Strom: Korean Buddhist Monasteries collection page.