Saint Mary Blessed Saint Ephraim with Her Cross


Artist
Memher Legesse Mengistu (Ethiopian, 1932 – 2009)
Date
1993
Medium
Ink and pigments on parchment
Dimensions
Mat : 20 x 16 in. (50.8 x 40.64 cm)
Sheet : 8 1/4 x 7 1/2 in. (20.96 x 19.05 cm)
Credit Line
Gift of Neal and Elizabeth Sobania
Object Number
2015.39.19

Label
Saint Ephraim was a 4th-century Syrian monk known for his poems, hymns and sermons. This painting depicts him being blessed by Saint Mary with a hand cross.

Object Type
Painting