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Above: How Astaraniqos slept on his bed using the picture of St. Michael as a pillow;
Below: How a blacksmith toiled in making a panel for the picture of St. Michael
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Above: How Astaraniqos slept on his bed using the picture of St. Michael as a pillow; Below: How a blacksmith toiled in making a panel for the picture of St. Michael


Provenance Credit
Provenance Gäbrä and Giyorgis Sellase [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Kidanä and Sählä Maryam [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Joseph Knopfelmacher Collection, New York, No. 2 [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Sale, Wright Gallery, New York, 1995-1996; Walters Art Museum, 1996, by purchase.
Credit Museum purchase with funds provided by the W. Alton Jones Foundation Acquisition Fund, 1996

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Period
late 17th century (early Gondarine)
Medium
ink and pigments on medium weight/quality parchment with yellowed edges
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.835.72V
Measurements
H: 10 x W: 9 1/16 in. (25.4 x 23 cm)
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