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Bouttatz Casp.
Damaskus in Syrien
Artist: Bouttatz Casp; issued in: ; date: ca 1700 - - technic: Copper print; - colorit: colored; - condition: Perfect condition; - size (in cm): 12,5 x 24; - description: Decorative total view of Damaskus with figurative scenes in the foreground. Damascus ;is the capital and likely the largest city of Syria, following the decline in population of Aleppo due to the ongoing battle for the city. Since 1517,The Ottomans remained for the next 400 years and the sultan ordered the construction of a mosque, tekkiye and mausoleum at the shrine of Shaikh Muhi al-Din ibn Arabi in al-Salihiyah. This was to be the first of Damascus' great Ottoman monuments.
Bookseller: Antique Sommer& Sapunaru KG
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