Orientalism

Orientalism is an academic term, used in art history, literary studies, geography, and cultural studies, which is and describes a critical approach to representations of the Orient; of the Eastern cultures of the Middle East, North Africa, South West Asia, and South East Asia, represented as “European knowledge of the Orient” created by artists and writers from Western Europe. In particular, Orientalist painting, representing "the Middle East", was a genre of Academic art in the 19th century.
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The Door Of The Mosque , Cairo 1889 By Arthur von Ferraris - Hungarian, 1856 -1936 Oil on panel , 64.7 cm X 46 cm

The Door Of The Mosque , Cairo 1889 By Arthur von Ferraris - Hungarian, 1856 -1936 Oil on panel , 64.7 cm X 46 cm

Dispute D'Arabes (Arabs Arguing) - Jean-Léon Gérôme - www.jeanleongerome.org

Dispute D'Arabes (Arabs Arguing) - Jean-Léon Gérôme - www.jeanleongerome.org

"The Dance" by Fabio Fabbi

"The Dance" by Fabio Fabbi

William Henry Bartlett (1809 – 1854) The Sharia El Gohargiyeh, Cairo

William Henry Bartlett (1809 – 1854) The Sharia El Gohargiyeh, Cairo

~ Moorish King ~ Painting showing the ruler of the Hafsid Dynasty King Mulay Ahmad. By Daniel Marques (cool-art) Taken on: April 3, 2010

~ Moorish King ~ Painting showing the ruler of the Hafsid Dynasty King Mulay Ahmad. By Daniel Marques (cool-art) Taken on: April 3, 2010

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odelmark frans wilhelm 05 (from )

Fausto Zonaro

Fausto Zonaro

Jean-Leon Gerome Carpet Merchant in Cairo

Jean-Leon Gerome Carpet Merchant in Cairo

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