Spotlight: Coptic and Ethiopic Art

Roundel Illustrating Episodes from the Biblical Story of Joseph by unknown Egyptian artist
Roundel Illustrating the Story of Joseph, 7th century, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York,

Spotlight on Coptic and Ethiopic Art

This is the second of our Spotlight series, each of which features a particular artist or key groupings of artworks from our site.

This Spotlight focuses on Coptic and Ethiopic works of art. 

(Past Spotlights: VCS Spotlight: Raphael | VCS (


Episodes from the Life of Joseph


The Judgement of Solomon, Late 19th century


The Queen of Sheba


God the Father with Donor


The Widow's Offering