Korean illustrator Na Young Wu – her illustrations feature Disney characters new and old reinterpreted through the prism of modern Korean cartoon illustration, also known as “manhwa.” More info: blog.naver.com

Iconic Western Fairytales Get An Eastern Makeover By Korean Artist

Korean artist, Na Young Wu reimagines famous Western fairytale characters as casts of modern East Asia. This series depicts Little Red Riding Hood, Alice in

Ottoman

I adore complicated headdresses, wraps and turbans. While not the height of current belly dance style, I love this look.

Hürrem Sultan c. 1502 – 15 April 1558; also known as La Rossa or Roxelana; was the favorite consort and later the legal wife of Ottoman Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent and the mother of Şehzade Mehmed, Mihrimah Sultan, Şehzade Abdullah, Sultan Selim II, Şehzade Bayezid and Şehzade Cihangir. She was one of the most powerful and influential women in Ottoman history and a prominent figure during the era known as the Sultanate of Women. She was "Haseki Sultan" (chief wife of the Sultan) when…

Hürrem Sultan c. 1502 – 15 April also known as La Rossa or Roxelana; was the favorite consort and later the legal wife of Ottoman Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent and the mother of Şehzade Mehmed, Mihrimah Sultan, Şehzade Abdullah, Sultan Selim II, Ş

Odalisque - Jean Raymond Hippolyte Lazerges

Odalisque - Jean Raymond Hippolyte Lazerges slave or concubine in turkish harem

Stanislaus von Chlebowski:Turkish Lady Praying in the Green Mosque, Bursa

Turkish Lady Praying in the Green Mosque, Bursa

A Turkish lady offering prayers (salaat) in the Green Mosque, Bursa, Turkey. Art by Stanislaus von Chlebowski.

venetian beauty on balcony, eugene de blaas

(Italian, ~ Venetian Beauty on Balcony ~ Eugene de Blaas, also known as Eugene von Blaas or Eugenio Blaas, was an Italian painter in the school known as Academic Classicism.

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