Capital from the Mosque of El-Aksa (Chapiteau de la mosquée d'El Aksa)
Ink on paper mounted on board
1886-1887 or 1889
Sheet: 3 7/8 x 5 3/16 in. (9.8 x 13.1 cm)
Mount: 4 3/4 x 5 11/16 in. (12.1 x 14.5 cm) (show scale)
Verso on mount: "page 229--La Passion."
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James Tissot (French, 1836-1902). Capital from the Mosque of El-Aksa (Chapiteau de la mosquée d'El Aksa), 1886-1887 or 1889. Ink on paper mounted on board, Sheet: 3 7/8 x 5 3/16 in. (9.8 x 13.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Purchased by public subscription, 00.159.356.1 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 00.159.356.1_cropped_PS2.jpg)
overall, 00.159.356.1_cropped_PS2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2008
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This is one of five drawings (00.159.356.1-.5) sketched on and later cut from one sheet of paper. The drawings were sketched in three registers and the placement of this drawing was the first register, top left.
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