African Art
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The Queen of Sheba with King Solomon and Tribute Bearers

ca. 1930–40

Oil on canvas

31 5/16 x 56 15/16in. (79.5 x 144.6 cm)
Gift of Nina M. Griggs in memory of N. Lee Griggs, Jr., B.A. 1951
2005.41.1
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Paintings
Geography: 
Made in East Africa, Ethiopia
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Purchased by Nina Griggs at estate sale in Greenwich from woman whose husband had worked in Africa, unknown dates
Donated by Nina Grigg to Yale University Art Gallery in 2005

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 2004,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2005): 139.

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