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Title

Avalokiteshvara, bodhisattva of compassion

19th century


Artists

Unknown Artist


Details


Other Title

Figure of Avalokiteshvera


Place where the work was made

Tibet


Date

19th century


Media category

Sculpture


Materials used

bronze, gold leaf, traces of pigment


Dimensions

36.0 x 16.7 x 10.0 cm


Signature & date

Not signed.


Credit

Gift of the Art Gallery Society of New South Wales 1964


Location

Not on display


Accession number

EV1.1964



Place

Where the work was made
Tibet

Shown in 5 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Provenance


Newman's Gallery, 24 Mar 1964-14 Apr 1964, Sydney/New South Wales/Australia, purchased by the Art Gallery Soceity of New South Wales. Gift to the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 1964.


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


Newman's Gallery (Editor), 10 centuries of eastern sculpture, Sydney, Mar 1964. lot 62.

Editor Unknown, The Sydney Morning Herald, 'Goddess with 11 heads', Sydney, 04 Jun 1964, (illus.).