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Painting in water based pigment on Italian military paper depicting Mary with the infant Christ and Salome. Mary holds the hem of Christ's tunic in one hand and a whip in another. She appears to scold the child for breaking a pot which lies broken beneath a tree.
Verso; Three male figures are ensnared by a serpent. The mouth of the serpent is wide open about to devour the figures.
Framed with a paper mount.
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Height: 46 centimetres
Width: 32 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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