Flying celestial (apsara)

Xie Zhiliu Chinese

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This figure was traced from one of the angelic musicians and dancers that adorn the south wall of Cave 285 at Dunhuang, which dates from the Western Wei dynasty (534–57).

Flying celestial (apsara), Xie Zhiliu (Chinese, 1910–1997), Drawing; ink on transparent paper, China

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