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Painting in water based pigment on printed Italian military paper depicting Christ carrying the cross. Behind Christ is Simon of Cyrene and to the right is a veiled figure of a woman, possibly depicting the woman cured by Christ on his way to Golgotha.
Verso; The crucifixion of Christ. Christ is shown crucified with the skull of Adam at the base of the cross, to the left; Mary, Longinus on horse back piercing Christ's side and the crucified thief, to the right; John and the crucified thief. Two angels collect the blood of Christ in chalices. To the top right is a red cresent moon which represents the moon turning to blood.
Framed with a paper mount.
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Height: 40.20 centimetres
Width: 28.30 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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