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Ethiopian School, 20th Century Framed Work.

Auction:
2716M
Lot:
142
Sold for:
$246$200

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Auction:
Discovery - 2716M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
April 09, 2014 2:00PM

Description:

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.
Estimate $400-600


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Keywords

Emperor, Ethiopian School, Ethiopia, Ge, N.S. Kline

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