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.
Inscriptions [Translation] A picture of the Mother of Our Lord and His Disciple John, whom he loved, as they stood beneath the cross. May their prayers protect us. Amen.
Credit Museum purchase with funds provided by the W. Alton Jones Foundation Acquisition Fund, 1998
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