Bodhisattva, probably Avalokiteshvara (Guanyin)

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)

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Cite this page as: Dr. Jennifer N. McIntire and Dr. Beth Harris, "Bodhisattva, probably Avalokiteshvara (Guanyin)," in Smarthistory, December 4, 2015, accessed June 21, 2024,