Study of 'Tomb of Taher Berkook, near Cairo'
English School, 19th century
Dimensions: 16.5 x 36.1 cm
Framed Dimensions: 33 x 53 cm
Titled 'Tomb of Taher Berkook, near Cairo' and dated '19 Nov 1861', bottom left-hand corner.
Study from the sketchbook, 'Sketches in the East', of 'J.D.T', an as yet unidentified English watercolour artist. The back of the mosque and tomb of Sultan El Berkook, dating to AD 1384, is depicted, its famous domes and minarets rising from the desert.