Lot 20
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CARL HAAG | The Inner Corridor of the Dome of the Rock, Jerusalem

40,000 - 60,000 GBP
bidding is closed


  • Attributed to Carl Haag
  • 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.


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


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.