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Views of Jerusalem and the Holy Landby Steven Brooke
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Like Rizzoli's Views of Rome, Views of Jerusalem and the Holy Land juxtaposes contemporary photographs with engraving and watercolors of corresponding earlier views, extending the tradition of the vedutisti to accommodate the qualities of the photographers art-and creating a provocative dialogue between past and present.
Elegant monochromes depict some of the region's most famous holy places, including the Western Wall, the Damascus Gate, the Ecce Homo Arch on the Via Dolorosa, the Dome of the Rock, the Church of St. John the Baptist, the tomb of the Virgin Mary, and the room of the Last Supper.
Explores this sacred region by juxtaposing contemporary photographs with archival engravings and watercolors.
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