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Female Dancer Kite

A Female Dancer Flies

Leng Shixiang 冷世祥 painted this large kite in 2001. Of silk and paper, it measure 193 by 224 centimeters. The dancer is surrounded by musicians and other apsara. The apsara are celestial nymphs in Buddhist paintings seen dancing and flying in the heavens.

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Last update: June 2008
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