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    Painting of Mecca on Collections Sphere from Khalili Collections

    The painting, with the Masjid al-Haram at its centre, is of Mecca and the surroundng countryside. It appears to be a copy of an oil painting of around 1710–12, which is now in the collection of Uppsala University and which has been in Sweden since 1714. As remarked by M. Tütüncü, how a Turkish artist gained access to the Uppsala painting, or why he copied it, remains a mystery.

    Painting of Mecca