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Ottoman painting of the holy mosque of Mecca - Ottoman painting - 1901. 
50x40 cm. Oil colors on wood, showing Ka'ba and surroundings inside the holy mosque. The painting shows the architectural details of the pillars in defferent colors with gold and design of the flour. Mounted in framework measured 72x61 cm. The painting is signed in red on the left bottom; Mehmed Hilal or Mehmed Jemal (?) and dedicated on the revers in pencil to an Ottoman scholar; Faziletlu Arif efendi piraderimiz yadigarimdir 14 Sevval 1318 (my dedication to my brother his virtue Arif Effendi 3-2-1901). Fine Ottoman painting of the holy Mosque in Mecca.
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