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Geoffrey Marchal
published on 26 April 2017

Guanyin (Avalokitesvara), Wood with remains of paint, China, 1200s CE, National Museum (Copenhagen, Denmark). Made with Memento Beta (now Remake) from Autodesk.

This bodhisattva is the principal savior figure in Mahayana Buddhism. Also knwn as Avalokitesvara or “Lord who looks down”.

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