Thursday, November 1, 2007

Mary, Christ child, angels and saints (Ethiopian icon)

Triptych with Virgin and Child flanked by archangels, scenes from the life of Christ, apostles, and Saint George and Saint Mercurius

Ethiopia, late 17th century

Tempera on panel. Click on the picture to enlarge and see detail.

The Walters Art Museum, 36.7, museum purchase, the W. Alton Jones Foundation Acquisition Fund, 1996, from the Nancy and Robert Nooter Collection

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