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Painting in water based pigment on printed Italian military paper depicting Saint George slaying a dragon. Saint george carries a spear, shield and sword and rides a horse with Ethiopian toe stirrup and tack. A spear with cross shaped finial pierces the dragon as a small figure of the devil flees from its mouth. Birutawit is depicted hiding in a tree to the right.
Verso; Mary with the infant Christ with two angels.
Framed with a paper mount.
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Height: 44.50 centimetres
Width: 33.50 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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