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  • Diptych with Mary and Her Son Flanked by Archangels, Apostles and a Saint · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    chin with a gesture of affection that was probably inspired by 15th century Italian paintings then greatly admired at the Ethiopian royal court Victorious saints on horseback had great appeal for the upper classes of Ethiopia where noblemen were trained in horsemanship and combat The artist is most likely a follower of Fre Seyon the celebrated 15th century painter who left only one signed work 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 Robert and Nancy Nooter Collection Washington D C Walters Art Museum 2001 by purchase Credit Museum purchase the W Alton Jones Foundation Acquisition Fund 2001 from the Nancy and Robert Nooter Collection 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 Follower of Fre Seyon Ethiopian late 15th century Artist Period late 15th century Solomonic Medium tempera on wood Painting Drawing Accession Number 36 12 Measurements Left panel H 8 7 8 x W 7 13

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/5751/diptych-with-mary-and-her-son-flanked-by-archangels-apostles-and-a-saint/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Double-sided Diptych with Mary at Dabra Metmaq (Front); Saints (Back) · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    the feast of Däbrä Metmaq According to the Miracles of Mary this feast was instituted to celebrate an event that occurred annually in the church of Dayr al Magtas Egypt For five days each spring Mary miraculously appeared inside the cupola of the church bathed in light and surrounded by angels The main panel of this icon captures the visionary character of this event by enclosing the Virgin in a band of yellow light Seraphim surround the outer border of red The archangels Michael and Gabriel depicted on the inside cover evoke the heavenly hosts that accompanied the Virgin By representing the major figures the painter recreated the miraculous apparition in miniature for the pendant s owner As the Festival of Däbrä Metmaq was especially important to women and as the reverse of the pendant also bears the likenesses of two female martyr saints the patron of this work might have been female The legend of the 15th century saint Krestos Sämra describes how Christ bequeathed to her a painting which he hung pendant like around her neck The delicately carved painted covers transformed the closed pendant into a cherished object of personal devotion Exhibitions Ethiopian Art at The Walters The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1996 Realms of Faith Medieval and Byzantine Art from the Walters Art Museum Frist Center for the Visual Arts Nashville 2001 2002 Realms of Faith Medieval and Byzantine Art from the Walters Art Museum Frist Center for the Visual Arts Nashville 2002 2005 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 Robert and Nancy Nooter Collection Washington D C date and mode of acquisition unknown Nooter 20 11 Walters Art Museum 1996 by

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  • Double-Sided Pendant with the Virgin and Child with Saint George and the Kwer'atä Reesu with Täklä Haymanot and donor · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    of Ethiopia Allegiance to the emperor was sworn on the Kwerata Reesu and it accompanied him on military expeditions Exhibitions Ethiopian Art at The Walters The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1996 Realms of Faith Medieval and Byzantine Art from the Walters Art Museum Frist Center for the Visual Arts Nashville 2001 2002 Realms of Faith Medieval and Byzantine Art from the Walters Art Museum Frist Center for the Visual Arts Nashville 2002 2005 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 Knopfelmacher Collection New York date and mode of acquisition unknown Knopfelmacher 1 William Wright Gallery New York date and mode of acquisition unknown Walters Art Museum 1996 by purchase Credit Museum purchase with funds provided by the W Alton Jones Foundation Acquisition Fund 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 late 18th century Gondarine Medium tempera on wood Painting Drawing Accession Number 36 5 Measurements H with one panel open 3 7 16 x

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/35663/double-sided-pendant-with-the-virgin-and-child-with-saint-george-and-the-kwerat-reesu-with-tkl-haymanot-and-donor/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Ethiopian canon tables · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    number corresponds to a Gospel passage a system originally created by Eusebius of Caesarea in the early fourth century The numbers here in keeping with a long tradition are placed within an arcade of brightly decorated columns and arches Common within Ethiopian canon table decoration are the curtains which hang from the sides of the columns and the interlace filled arches adorned with birds These pages provide an excellent example of Ethiopian canon table illumination from the early Solomonic period 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 Mr and Mrs Joseph Knopfelmacher New York acquired in Addis Ababa ca 1960 Walters Art Museum 1996 by gift Credit Gift of Mr and Mrs Joseph 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 Creators Ethiopian Artist Eusebius of Caesarea Bishop of Caesarea ca 260 ca 340 Author Period late 14th early 15th century Solomonic Medium ink and pigments on heavy yellowed parchment covered a modern portfolio of heavy archival

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/4532/ethiopian-canon-tables-2/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Ethiopian Gospels · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    Museum Princeton 2012 2013 Provenance Monastery at Gunda Gunde northeastern Ethiopia early to mid sixteenth century Church of Mädhane Aläm at Mäjate Ethiopia 1892 1893 mode of acquisition unknown Private collection France prior to 1973 mode of acquisition unknown Sam Fogg London date and mode of acquisition unknown Walters Art Museum 1998 by purchase Credit Museum purchase with funds provided by the W Alton Jones Foundation Acquisition Fund 1998 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 Period first half of the 16th century Stephanite Medium ink and pigments on heavy thick parchment between plain wooden boards with remains of leather on the upper board Manuscripts Rare Books Accession Number W 850 Measurements Closed H 11 13 16 x W 10 3 16 x D 3 1 2 in 30 x 25 9 x 8 9 cm Display open H 11 7 8 x W 16 5 16 x D 8 9 16 in 30 2 x 41 5 x 21 8 cm Box H 13 1 16 x W 11 3 4 x D 4 11 16 in 33 2 x 29 9 x 11 9 cm Geographies Ethiopia Place of Origin Location Within Museum Not On View Tags Add A New Tag Related Objects Binding from Ethiopian Gospels Title first half of the 16th century Period W 850 binding Accession Canon table Title first half of the 16th century Stephanite Period W 850 210V Accession Canon table Title first half of the 16th century Stephanite Period W 850 210R Accession Canon table Title first half of the 16th century Stephanite Period W 850 209V Accession Canon table Title first half of the 16th century Stephanite Period W 850 209R Accession Canon

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/31403/ethiopian-gospels/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Ethiopian Gospels · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    Book is still an important record of the resurgence of monasticism that flourished in fourteenth century Ethiopia Conservation Date Description Narrative 12 31 1969 Loan Consideration examined for loan Exhibitions African Zion The Sacred Art of Ethiopia The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1993 1994 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 Copied by Matre Krestos in Northern Ethiopia early fourteenth century Abba Arkä Sellus date and mode of acquisition unknown Church of Mary of Seku date of acquisition unknown by gift Church of St George at Dabra Ma ar before 1973 mode of acquisition unknown Robert and Nancy Nooter Collection Nooter 20 15 Washington D C date and mode of acquisition unknown Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1996 by purchase Credit Museum purchase with funds provided by the W Alton Jones Foundation Acquisition Fund 1996 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 Mätre Krestos Scribe Period early 14th century Medium ink and pigments on heavy yellow parchment between plain wooden boards broken and stitched front and back chain stitching at four points Manuscripts Rare Books Accession Number W 836 Measurements H 10 1 2 x W 6 11 16 x D 4 1 2 in 26 7 x 17 x 11 4 cm Geographies Tegray Ethiopia Place of Origin Location Within Museum Not On View Tags Add A New Tag Related Objects Binding for Ethiopian Gospels Title early 14th century Period W 836 binding Accession Portrait of the Evangelist John Title early 14th century Period W 836 193V

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/31912/ethiopian-gospels-3/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Ethiopian prayer book · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    The manuscript itself was owned by Gabra Mikael fols 21v 52v and passim It still retains its double leather satchel complete with the remains of a carrying strap which suggests that it may have been taken on pilgrimages Small bits of colored thread have been attached to the corners of the first folios of the readings an unusual solution to helping the reader navigate the text Written in Ge ez Ethiopia s liturgical language the manuscript appears to have been originally undecorated with knot work added to the upper margins of the first two readings at a later date 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 Gäbrä Mika el mid twentieth century mode of acquisition unknown Gabra Mika el Wubnah date and mode of acquisition unknown Walters Art Museum 1976 by purchase Credit Museum Purchase 1976 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 Täklä Maryam Author Period mid 20th century Modern Medium ink and pigments on heavy

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/22752/ethiopian-prayer-book-2/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Ethiopian Scroll with the Lion of Judah · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    Ethiopian Scroll with the Lion of Judah Description Exhibitions Provenance Credit Description This prayer scroll was written in the nineteenth century to protect its owner Wäldä Giyorgis The front of the scroll contains prayers against evil which invoke the help of the Archangel Phanuel while the back contains prayers requesting things as diverse as luck in love help with headaches and the protection of domestic animals Scrolls such as these would have been worn as protective devices and were made the length of the owner in order to protect them from head to foot With a length of 151 cm it can be inferred that Walda Giyorgis stood just under 5 feet tall 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 Joseph Dietrich Alexandria Virginia date and mode of acquisition unknown Gene Guerny Alrlington Virginia date and mode of acquisition unknown Walters Art Museum 1997 by gift Credit Gift of Gene Guerny 1997 Download Image Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Creative Commons License Add to Collection Connect with Facebook to start your own

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/12682/ethiopian-scroll-with-the-lion-of-judah-2/ (2016-02-18)
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