View from Dr Wheeler’s Window


Originally an oil painting on canvas, this picture is an observant and finely drawn rendering of the view over Jerusalem in the mid-nineteenth century. Dr. Mortimer Wheeler was a renowned British archaeologist who spent time in Jerusalem. Courtesy of Bridgeman Images.

Medium: Premium art print on 100% cotton canvas ready for framing or stretching

Size: 45 x 30 cm/17.7 x 11.8 in

About the Artist: James Clark

A British architect born in Hartlepool and who studied art in Paris, James Clark had an interest in biblical subjects. He visited Jerusalem in 1886 and 1896 to collect material for an illustrated version of the Bible. He also designed stained glass windows for churches. In 1935 Clark presented the Palestine Exploration Fund with paintings from his two trips to Jerusalem.