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Painting in water based pigment on Italian military paper depicting three figures carrying a coffin draped in red striped cloth. One man, kneeling has had both hands cut off with a sword.
Verso; scene representing the Dormation of the Virgin. Mary is shown surrounded by priests and a single musician who plays the Masanqo, an Ethiopian single stringed instrument. Framed with a paper mount.
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Height: 52.60 centimetres
Width: 35.40 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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