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Painting in water based pigment on printed Italian military paper depicting one of the miracles of Mary. Mary is shown wearing a blue mantle and holds the suckling infant Christ. To the left is Salome and to the right is Joseph. A prostrate youth lays at the foot of Mary, his eyes closed.
Verso; Depiction from the Miracles of Mary. Mary is seated with the infant Christ on her lap, to the right is Salome and to the left is Joseph. A youth stands before the Holy family wearing a cloak (lemd) with a lions mane collar. He holds a spear in both hands and is accompanied by two hounds.
Framed with paper mount.
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Height: 42.90 centimetres
Width: 29.50 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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- Acquisition notes
- "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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