Ethiopian School, 20th Century Framed Work.
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Ethiopian School, 20th Century
Framed Work. Composition with seventy-two scenes presented in a 12 x 6 grid, each scene bearing an inscription, tempera on canvas stretched over plywood, 56 x 34 3/4 in.
N.B. The story told in the seventy-two vignettes presents scenes, possibly Biblical, of various men and women, some with children, some in elegant garments and crowns, and a serpent which they are trying to kill and which is shown ingesting a goat and later a man.
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