Lot 3413
Arts of the East: Asian Ceramics & Works of Art | 16 December 2021
An Ottoman painting of Arabia

19th century, Ottoman

Ink and gouache on paper depicting a Map of Arabia which includes rivers, highlands, lakes and prominent Islamic places. This map is inspired by the map of Al-Idrisi Abdullah Muhammad bin Muhammad Al-Idrisi Al-Hashimi Al-Qurashi, or simply al-Idrisi, an Arab Muslim scholar, born in 1100 AD (493 AH) and died in 1166 AD (559 AH) and considered as one of the greatest geographers in Islamic history.

44 x 30 cm (including margins)

€ 2.000,00
€ 3.000,00
€ 4.200,00

Hamerprijs: € 4.200