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 BLANCH (Wiliam)
BLANCH (Wiliam) Tifiltout, Morocco,   1970
Oil Painting on Canavas, 19½ x 16ins. framed, exhibited at the Mall Galleries, with their original label,
Tifiltout Kasbah is 30 kilometers from Quarzazate in the Atlas Mountains of Morocco, with a series of picturesque towers rising over the houses. Originally a trading centre or a Crossing Point where Merchants would meet on their way to the Mediterranean Coast and on to Europe. During the French Occupation the area became a fortified Garrison. The region is now a region for tourism and has a thriving Film Industry. The Atlas Studios are famous for films such as Lawrence of Arabia, and Salmon Fishing in the Yemen.
North Africa

Stock ref: 13224