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Chalk Drawing - Study of architectural mouldings, possibly Dome of the Rock [Qubbat al-Sakhra], Jerusalem

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Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1985P86
Collection:Fine Art Prints and Drawings
Date:1876 - 1876

Maker Information

Artist:William Holman Hunt - View biography for William Holman Hunt


This was probably drawn in the Dome of the Rock Jerusalem on 9 February 1876. As stated by Bronkhurst, the acanthus leaf scrolling on the frieze of the frame of Hunt's portrait of Judge Lushington is similar.

Presented by the Friends of Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery, 1985.

Further Information

Production Period:19th century
School/Style:Architecture Jerusalem
Medium:Black chalk heightened with white on blue grey paper.

Associated Places


Height:354 mm
Width:505 mm