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The Bodhisattva Kuan-yin and Flying Apsaras


Artist Unknown (China)


12th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G200
The Bodhisattva Kuan-yin and Flying Apsaras, Artist Unknown (China)
The Bodhisattva Kuan-yin and Flying Apsaras: Gallery Label - Current
Chinese Painting Formats:
: Institute Receives Gift of Rare Chinese Wall Paintings
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Medium: Paintings | Colors on plaster
Size: 68 x 48 in. (172.72 x 121.92 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, China, Honan Province, Shansi border (?)
Culture: Asia, China, Honan Province
Style: 12th century, Northern Sung dynasty
Physical Description: Jewelled headdress with pendants suspended from the beaks of decorative birds or from projecting scrolls. Right hand is on right knee, left hand is raised toward the chief diety. Sitting in a cross-legged position, the image of his Dhyani-Buddha in his he
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of C.T. Loo, Inc.
Accession Number: 50.41.1
Added to Site: February 28, 2009