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  • Bottle · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    Descending 1 575 47 Previous Next Explore Object Creative Commons License Bottle Provenance Credit Provenance Chinese nobleman of Tien Tsin Yamanaka Sale American Art Association Henry Walters Baltimore 1914 mode of acquisition unknown Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Credit Acquired by Henry Walters 1914 Download Image Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Creative Commons License Add to Collection Connect with Facebook to start your own collections

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/15064/bottle-3/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Bottle Vase · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    cherry branches and bamboo combining with the pine to complete a trio of winter plants symbolizing longevity A couple of bats emblems of happiness fly together on the other side of the vase Great control of brush stroke appears in the highly articulated textures of the scene and its creatures A wash of cobalt blue applied in brushy strokes similarly to watercolor upon paper sets the moon forward from a

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/3495/bottle-vase/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Bottle Vase · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    perch Pheasants were appreciated for their beautiful long tail feathers which were worn in the helmets of generals to assert their rank Flying birds are painted on the straight neck which is interrupted midway by a raised ring in the porcelain Outline and wash application of paint creates shadowing and dimensionality to the subject matter Provenance William T or Henry Walters Collection Baltimore date and mode of acquisition unknown by

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/17402/bottle-vase-2/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Anaphora of Mary (Mass book) · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    north of Addis Ababba Ethiopia Written in Ge ez the traditional liturgical language of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church the manuscript contains the Anaphora of Mary ascribed to Cyriacus bishop of the city of Bahnasa in Upper Egypt There is a richly colored image of the Virgin and Child on the blank folio before the text and the manuscript ends with a depiction of St Michael conquering the Devil Both illuminations were painted on reused text pages which were added much later to give value to the manuscript The late date of this work is a testimony to the remarkable continuation of the medieval manuscript tradition into the modern era in Ethiopia Provenance Copied by Wändemmu Gashaw Gäbrä Maryam of Däbrä Libanos monastery north of Addis Ababba Ethiopia 1929 1950 Owned by Wäldä Mädhen date and mode of acquisition unknown Daniel M Friedenberg New York 1952 by purchase in Addis Ababba Walters Art Museum 1993 by gift Credit Gift of Mr Daniel M Friedenberg 1993 Download PDF Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Creative Commons License Add to Collection Connect with Facebook to start your own collections Creator Wändemmu Gashaw Ethiopian Scribe Period 2nd quarter 20th century Medium

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/15169/anaphora-of-mary-mass-book-2/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Archangel Michael and the Crossing of the Red Sea · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    pillar this work originally flanked the entrance to the mäqdäs or sanctuary of an Ethiopian church where it served as a guardian figure Here the archangel Michael acts a protector of the Jewish people The Old Testament scene beneath him is divided into three parts On the left the Red Sea consumes Pharaoh and his army while on the right Moses closes the waters with his staff Below Aaron s sister Miriam and another woman sing songs of praise This object is one of only a handful of such monumental wall paintings that can be seen outside of Ethiopia Exhibitions Angels of Light Ethiopian Art from the Walters Art Museum Birmingham Museum of Art Birmingham Smith College Museum of Art Northampton Museum of Biblical Art New York 2006 2007 Provenance Paul Stewart London date and mode of acquisition unknown Sam Fogg London date and mode of acquisition unknown Walters Art Museum 2001 by purchase Credit Museum purchase with funds provided by an anonymous donor 2001 Download Image Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Creative Commons License Add to Collection Connect with Facebook to start your own collections Creator Ethiopian Artist Period mid 19th century Modern Medium tempera

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/36885/archangel-michael-and-the-crossing-of-the-red-sea/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Archangel Raphael and the Miracle of the Sea Monster · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    is depicted standing above a church built in his honor The painting illustrates the dramatic highpoint in a story that explains Raphael s relationship to the church According to legend soon after the church s completion the ground beneath the building began to shake and it became evident that the structure was built on the back of a sea monster Raphael speared the monster saving the church and its congregation from destruction Raphael s spear is shown descending down through the building it is likely that the missing portion of the canvas featured the sea monster Exhibitions Angels of Light Ethiopian Art from the Walters Art Museum Birmingham Museum of Art Birmingham Smith College Museum of Art Northampton Museum of Biblical Art New York 2006 2007 Provenance Paul Stewart London date and mode of acquisition unknown Sam Fogg London date and mode of acquisition unknown Walters Art Museum 2001 by purchase Credit Museum purchase with funds provided by an anonymous donor 2001 Download Image Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Creative Commons License Add to Collection Connect with Facebook to start your own collections Creator Ethiopian Artist Period mid 19th century Modern Medium tempera on canvas Painting

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/22195/archangel-raphael-and-the-miracle-of-the-sea-monster/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Coin Depicting an Anonymous King · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    1 Previous Next Additional Views Explore Object Creative Commons License Coin Depicting an Anonymous King Description Exhibitions Provenance Credit Description The Aksumite Kingdom began to issue coins about AD 270 Silver and bronze coins were issued for local everyday use and generally followed the design of Roman coins with a bust portrait of the ruler in profile on one side Aksumite coins were the first in the ancient world to carry the cross as a symbol of the ruler s devotion to the Christian religion Exhibitions Ethiopian Art at The Walters The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1996 Angels of Light Ethiopian Art from the Walters Art Museum Birmingham Museum of Art Birmingham Smith College Museum of Art Northampton Museum of Biblical Art New York 2006 2007 Provenance William Wright Gallery New York date and mode of acquisition unknown Knopfelmacher Collection New York date of acquisition unknown by purchase Walters Art Museum 1996 by gift Credit Gift of Joseph and Margaret Knopfelmacher 1996 Download Image Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Creative Commons License Add to Collection Connect with Facebook to start your own collections Creator Ethiopian Artist Period 4th century Medium silver with traces of gilt Coins

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/37850/coin-depicting-an-anonymous-king/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Diptych Icon with Saint George, and Mary and the Infant Christ · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    connection to the sacred figures depicted St George was often paired with Mary in objects of this type because he more than any other saint was considered her special messenger His presence in this icon offered a special guarantee that the owner s petitions would reach Mary and Christ Conservation Date Description Narrative 6 02 2004 Treatment cleaned stabilized other 11 06 2006 Treatment stabilized 11 15 2011 Treatment stabilized

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/38328/diptych-icon-with-saint-george-and-mary-and-the-infant-christ/ (2016-02-18)
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