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Painting in water based pigment on printed Italian military paper depicting Abun Gabbra Manfus Queddus. He is covered in long hair and surrounded by lions and leopards. A bird swoops down from the top right corner.
Verso; The ascension of Christ.
Framed with grey and black paper mount.
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Height: 39.60 centimetres
Width: 26.50 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Previously part of a book of images used as models for mural paintings. These were made by an Ethiopian priest who was producing paintings and murals in the 1940s.
- Not on display
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- "Acquired from a mural painter 1/2 Day's drive from Addis Ababa" from label found with paintings.
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
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