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Painting in water based pigment on printed Italian military paper depicing a man (Priest?) driving three oxen. In the foreground is a tree and a grape vine.
Verso; The death of Samuel. To the top right is Christ with Mary and a procession of angels with ornate umbrellas with cruciform finials. The body of Samuel lies towards the bottom of the page surrounded by mourning saints and angels. the angels have removed their crowns.
Framed with a paper mount.
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Height: 50.40 centimetres
Width: 37.50 centimetres
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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.
Verso; The Angels with their crowns removed may represent the twenty four priests of Heaven.
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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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