Bodhisattva, probably Avalokiteshvara , Northern Qi dynasty, c. 550--60

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published on 04 April 2014

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Bodhisattva, probably Avalokiteshvara (Guanyin), Northern Qi dynasty, c. 550--60, Shanxi Province, China, sandstone with pigments, 13-3/4 feet / 419.1 cm high (Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York)

View this work up close on the Google Art Project: http://www.googleartproject.com/collection/the-metropolitan-museum-of-art/artwork/bodhisattva-probably-avalokiteshvara-guanyin-unknown/648019/

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