Anatomy of an Artwork: The Arrival of the Mahmal at an Oasis

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Georg Emanuel Opiz' large and lavish rendition of the annual Hajj (pilgrimage) en route to Mecca is resplendent with closely observed details. In the same collection since 1978, the work is a highlight of our Orientalist Sale on 25 April, and carries an estimate of £800,000-1,200,000. Click ahead to explore the work in detail.

The Orientalist Sale
25 April 2017 | London

Anatomy of an Artwork: The Arrival of the Mahmal at an Oasis

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