Lot 21
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CARL HAAG | The Cave beneath the Holy Rock, Jerusalem

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30,000 - 50,000 GBP
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Description

  • Attributed to Carl Haag
  • The Cave beneath the Holy Rock, Jerusalem
  • inscribed, signed and dated The Cave / beneath the Holy Rock Jerusalem. / Carl Haag. 1859 lower left
  • watercolour over pencil on paper
  • 36.5 by 51.5cm., 14½ by 20¼in.

Provenance

Private collection, UK; thence by descent
Somerville & Co. Ltd., London
Purchased from the above by the present owner in 2015

Exhibited

Possibly, London, Verein für Kunst und Wissenschaft (German Athenaeum), 1876, no. 35, listed (as The Cave beneath the Holy Rock, Jerusalem; lent by the artist)

Catalogue Note

Another work of the same subject by Haag was lent by Queen Victoria to an exhibition of the artist's work at the Goupil Galleries in London in 1885.

See note to lot 19.
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