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Painting in water based pigment on Italian military paper depicting the figure of a king holding a sceptre, seated on a throne with his feet resting on a cushion. He is surrounded by retainers who carry a spear, shield and a fly whisk.
Verso; shows a group of figures outside the Temple at Jerusalem. Framed with paper mount.
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Height: 45.50 centimetres
Width: 31.90 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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