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Drawing - St George and the Dragon , the Virgin and Child, Christ and His Disciples, in Gethsemane, Christ scourged, Christ mocked, the Crucifixion and Taking Down from the Cross.
  • St George and the Dragon , the Virgin and Child, Christ and His Disciples, in Gethsemane, Christ scourged, Christ mocked, the Crucifixion and Taking Down from the Cross.
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St George and the Dragon , the Virgin and Child, Christ and His Disciples, in Gethsemane, Christ scourged, Christ mocked, the Crucifixion and Taking Down from the Cross.

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Ethiopia (made)

  • Date:

    17th century (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Ink on parchment

  • Museum number:

    E.3937-1920

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case I, shelf 31, box C

Place of Origin

Ethiopia (made)

Date

17th century (made)

Materials and Techniques

Ink on parchment

Dimensions

Height: 26 cm from catalogue, Width: 61 cm from catalogue

Object history note

This drawing was brought from the Emperor Theodore's (Tewodros) Palace at Magdala (Maqdala) on its destruction by the Abyssinian Expedition, 1868.
Purchased from Mr McNaughton, 4 Oct 1920.

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St George and the Dragon , the Virgin and Child, Christ and His Disciples, in Gethsemane, Christ scourged, Christ mocked, the Crucifixion and Taking Down from the Cross. Abyssinian (Ethiopian) dated to the 17th century by Dr V. Neressian of the British Library, July 2001

Subjects depicted

Dragons

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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