London, South Kensington
10 May 2006
A scroll painting, 18th Century
Ink on silk depicting the goddess Guanyin, standing looking to her left, signed Zhou Chenhu (active first part 17th century), dated bingwu year of the Wanli era (1606) -- 31½in. x 12¾in. (80cm x 32.5cm).
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