30,000 - 50,000 GBP
bidding is closed
- Gustav Bauernfeind
- Sentinel at the entrance to the Temple Mount, Jerusalem
- signed and dated G. Bauernfeind / Jerusalem / München / 1883 lower right
- oil on panel
- 24 by 32cm., 9½ by 12½in.
Purchased by the present owner in England in the 1980s
The view is through the Bab as-Silsileh (Chain Gate) in the Temple Mount's western wall, with the Dome of the Rock resplendent in the sunshine beyond.