INDIA: holy man in meditative reading. against the beauty of Indian tapestry.

Paul Alexandre Alfred Leroy (1860-1942) The Musical Interlude   #bleu #art #beauty #blue #orientalisme

THE MUSICAL INTERLUDE Paul Alexandre Alfred Leroy (Paris, was a French Orientalist painter. He spent his childhood in Odessa, which gave him his interest in the East.

19 century painting of Rudolf Ernst showing the entrace of the Umayyad Mosque in Damascus/Syria.

Gustav Bauernfeind (German, The Gate of the Great Umayyad Mosque, Damascus signed, inscribed and dated 'G. Bauernfeind/Damaskus/München (lower right) oil on panel 47 x 38 in.) Painted in Munich,

Charles Wilda (Austrian, 1854-1907) In the Bazaar , Cairo , 1901  Oil on canvas , 20 7/8 x 16½ in. (53 x 42 cm.)

Charles Wilda (Austrian, In the Bazaar , Cairo , 1901 Oil on canvas , 20 x in. x 42 cm.

Osman Hamdi Bey

The Lady by Osman Hamdi Bey~ Turkish – ~ Ottoman statesman, intellectual, art expert

Artist: Osman Hamdi Bey (1842–1910)   Title: Two Musician Girls  Pera Museum, Istanbul, Turkey

Two Musician Girls / İki Müzisyen Kız, Osman Hamdi Bey, 1880

Federico Ballesio (Italian 1860-1923) -  Flirting with the carpet seller

Edwin Lord Weeks (American, – The Silk Merchants Jean-Léon Gérôme ( 1824 – – Carpet Merchant in Cairo Francesco Ballesio (Italian Painter , – The Carpet …

Osman Hamdi Bey (Turquia, 1842 — 1910)

Theologist by Osman Hamdi Bey born 1842 in Constantinople (Istanbul), Turkey died February 1910 in Constantinople (Istanbul), Turkey

Mihrap - Osman Hamdi

Mihrap Osman Hamdi Bey (Turkish, Hamdy Bey’s depiction of undisguised human behaviour - particularly in a religious setting - challenged the social and religious status quo at.

Giovanni Costa (Italian, 1833-1893)  – Jeune femme turque à l’éventail

Portrait of Oriental Woman I

A young Turkish lady, dressed to go visit friends. Late-Ottoman urban style, circa Painting by Giovanni Costa (Italian artist,

Osman Hamdi Bey

Oil Painting: A Lady of Constantinople by Osman Hamdi Bey, 185 by signed and dated Hamdy Bey, upper left, Private Collection.