Jerusalem, Omar Mosque, Klagemauer (The Wailing Wall) by Max Pollak

Jerusalem, Omar Mosque, Klagemauer (The Wailing Wall) by Max Pollak

Jerusalem, Omar Mosque, Klagemauer (The Wailing Wall)

Max Pollak

Title

Jerusalem, Omar Mosque, Klagemauer (The Wailing Wall)

 
Artist

Max Pollak

  1886 - 1970 (biography)
Year
c. 1934  
Technique
etching and color aquatint 
Image Size
12 1/4 x 15 1/8" platemark 
Signature
pencil, lower right 
Edition Size
6/100 (approx. 15 printed) 
Annotations
pencil titled in lower left; bears red stamp "F.P.C." for Friedl Pollak Collection; pencil inscribed in lower center margin: printed a. 15 
Reference
 
Paper
ivory laid 
State
published 
Publisher
artist 
Inventory ID
PAKU138 
Price
$1,800.00 
Description

This view of Jerusalem is of what is now known as the 'Western Wall Plaza', which includes the Western or 'Wailing' Wall, located within the old city of Jerusalem at the foot of the western side of Temple Mount. To the left is the Mosque of Omar. Above the Wailing Wall, is the gilded dome of the Dome of the Rock, located opposite the southern courtyard of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre.

This image was "editioned" at 100 but only 15 were actually printed. This impression is from the personal collection of the artist's wife, Freidl and has a red "F.P.C." (Freidl Pollak Collection) in the lower margin.