ROBERTS, David; engraved by Louis Haghe.
Grand Entrance to the Mosque of the Sultan Hassan.
View of the magnificent entrance to the Mosque of the Sultan Hassan, Cairo. This structure was designed as a madrasa dedicated to the four law schools of Sunnite Islam and also a congregational mosque for the Friday sermon. This ambitious project almost bankrupted the Sultan Hassan and was never completed.
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Lithograph. Hand coloured. Fine condition. Mounted size: 48.5 x 68 Size: 32 x 49.5 cm. (12 x 19 inches)