pictures (art)

Painting, framed and glazed, depicting monk with shaved head, long-sleeved light brown robe over white undergarment sitting cross-legged on a wooden armchair and carrying a ruyi sceptre in his left hand, the end resting on his right hand. Red patchwork cloak draped over the left side of the body and attached to robe on left collar with a brooch. Red shoes on a footstool in front of armchair. 1450h x 845w.

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