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A VIEW OF MECCA
A VIEW OF MECCA

SIGNED AL-SAYYID 'UTHMAN AL-MUJALLID, OTTOMAN TURKEY, DATED AH 1218/1803-04 AD

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A VIEW OF MECCA
SIGNED AL-SAYYID 'UTHMAN AL-MUJALLID, OTTOMAN TURKEY, DATED AH 1218/1803-04 AD
Gouache heightened with gold on paper, a depiction of the Masjid al-Haram and the Kaaba, showing the Mosque with seven minarets and an arched outer wall with small white domes, inside the mosque a number of Mamluk and Ottoman kiosks, signed and dated 'amal al-sayyid 'uthman al-mujallid [al-]siwasi sana 1218, along the lower edge in white, some scuffing and staining, laid down on wood panel between minor borders, hanging loop above
Painting 10½ x 12½in. (26.8 x 31.8cm.); panel 14¼ x 16 3/8in. (36.2 x 41.6cm.)

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