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Painting in water based pigment on printed Italian military paper depicting Saint Samuel riding on the back of a lion. The saint wears priestly robes and carries a staff with a cross. To the left is a priest and to the right an angel.
Verso; A seated man is surrounded by two fierce animals [dogs?], to the left and right are two figures each holding a circular object above their heads. Below are four figures with spears.
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Height: 38.90 centimetres
Width: 29.30 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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- 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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