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(born in 1939,
Died in 1995
) called Gedewon
was an Ethiopian artist.
Born in Bagemdir, Gedewon trained as a cleric in the Ethiopian Orthodox Church. As part of his training, he learned to draw talismans, which soon became much sought-after among Western collectors; some of his drawings are now in the collection of Jean Pigozzi. He died in Därtähal in 1995.
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