Painting

Weeping Woman Holding an Urn

Weeping Woman Holding an Urn
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Painting, Glue colours on loess ground, 65x87 cm.
Origin: China, Xinjiang, Karashar, Shiksha monastery, 9th century
Source of entry: Anthropology and Ethnography Museum, 1930
Exibition: Chinese Art and Culture: 2000 BC - 20th century

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