Life of Christ.
17th c Ethiopian Gondar Style Painting
Distemper; Gesso; Cloth; Wood
Washington D.C. National Museum of African Art.
Shows scenes from Ethiopian daily life: Mary spinning thread seated on a three-legged stool; the ball game; the style of the three yellow crowns; the lidded food basket on Salome's head; and the depiction of the Temple in Jerusalem as miniature Ethiopian churches.
ETHIOPIAN | Life of Christ. | c. 1630-1700 | East African | Ethiopian Orthodox
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