Akka has been described as the most desolate city of the world and Baha’u’llah called it “The metropolis of the Owl.”  In the past, however, it was one of the finest harbors on the Eastern Mediterranean coast and was once home of the Phoenicians, Egyptians, Persians, Greeks and Romans. Jonah, from Biblical times, is reported to have passed through this same gate, before setting out on his historical voyage. When the Crusaders arrived from Europe they kissed the ground at Akka, knowing they had safely arrived at the shores of the Holy Land, but when Palestine became part of the Ottoman Empire it became a notorious prison colony.



Abdu’l-Baha was 24 years old when, Baha’u’llah, and His family, passed through this sea gate in September 1868, after an 11 day voyage from Gallipoli.



This limited edition giclèe print measuring 18” x 24” on acid-free museum quality paper, numbered and signed by the artist is available for $75. This includes free shipping & handling worldwide.



This is a limited edition giclèe print measuring 20” x 32” on acid-free museum quality paper, numbered and signed by the artist is available for $115. This includes free shipping & handling worldwide.



A print on canvas of this original painting of “The Sea Gate at Akka” measuring          20” x 16” stretched, hand embellished, repainted to perfection and varnished  by the artist ready for display with all the appearance of the original oil painting is available for $900. (Please allow a one month turnaround for the oil paint and varnish to dry with this order.) This includes free shipping & handling worldwide.



To discuss this painting, arrange an individual payment plan or make an offer for this original work of art please contact the artist directly at info@ivanlloyd.com.

The Sea Gate at Akka

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