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PROPERTY FROM A ROYAL COLLECTION

Carl Haag
GERMAN
THE INNER CORRIDOR OF THE DOME OF THE ROCK, JERUSALEM 
Estimate
40,00060,000
LOT SOLD. 50,000 GBP
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PROPERTY FROM A ROYAL COLLECTION

Carl Haag
GERMAN
THE INNER CORRIDOR OF THE DOME OF THE ROCK, JERUSALEM 
Estimate
40,00060,000
LOT SOLD. 50,000 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Carl Haag
1820 - 1915
GERMAN
THE INNER CORRIDOR OF THE DOME OF THE ROCK, JERUSALEM 
inscribed, signed and dated The inner corridor in the Mosk of Omar. / With the Entrance to the Cave beneath the Holy Rock / Jerusalem. lower left, signed and dated Carl Haag / 1859. lower right
watercolour over pencil on paper
34.5 by 49cm., 13½ by 19¼in.
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Provenance

Private collection, UK (acquired directly from the artist, possibly in 1885); thence by descent
Somerville & Co. Ltd., London
Purchased from the above by the present owner in 2015

Exhibited

Possibly, London, The Goupil Galleries, The Works of Mr. Carl Haag, R.W.S., 1885, no. 86

Catalogue Note

Often confused with the Dome of the Rock, including by Haag, the Mosque of Omar referred to in his inscription is a far more modest structure located elsewhere in the Old City of Jerusalem, opposite the Church of the Holy Sepulchre.

See note to lot 19.

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