Vintage Ethiopian painting Madonna child Christian Folk Art African






A Charming Vintage Ethiopian painting of the Madonna with baby Jesus flanked by angels.
The Ethiopian iconography of the Virgin and Child draws on the Byzantine iconic tradition, going back at least to the sixth century in which the Virgin is enthroned and flanked by two angels.
Tempera pigments on cloth
Circa early 20th century or earlier
Framed size 40 x 34 cm 15.5 x 13.5 inches