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May 12, 2005 | Elizabeth Segal, Special to The Times
The image is iconographic: St. George sits astride his horse, slaying the dragon. Yet, somewhat surprisingly to some viewers, it is painted in bright fuchsia pinks and baby blue pastels. Though they are contrasting colors one might expect from turn-of-the-last-century European painters in experimental salons, the work is born of a 1,500-year-old Ethiopian tradition and was made within the last 25 years.
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May 12, 2005 | Elizabeth Segal, Special to The Times
The image is iconographic: St. George sits astride his horse, slaying the dragon. Yet, somewhat surprisingly to some viewers, it is painted in bright fuchsia pinks and baby blue pastels. Though they are contrasting colors one might expect from turn-of-the-last-century European painters in experimental salons, the work is born of a 1,500-year-old Ethiopian tradition and was made within the last 25 years.
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