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Korean Buddhist Painting of Suwol Gwaneum
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Korean Buddhist Painting of Suwol Gwaneum

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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Korean: Paintings: Pre 1960: Item # 1197429
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A fairly large Korean style Buddhist painting portraying the image of the Water Moon Avalokitesvara or Suwol Gwaneum in Korean. The Avalokitesvara is dressed in vestments and accessories common to the figure of a Bodhisattva and has the water vessel which offers blessings to all sentient beings. The bodhisattva is attended by a boy figure known as shan nanzi who often seen in pictorial and textual depictions in East Asian Buddhism. Age: 20th century. Size: height 105.5" width 53"