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VISIONS OF THE OTTOMAN EMPIRE. Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh, 1994. Published by National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh. 96 pp. with 67 ills. (25 col.). 27 x 20 cm. ISBN 0903598493 In English.
Explores the significance of Orientalist themes in 19th-century European art through a presentation of paintings, watercolors and photographs by David Roberts, Eugene Delacroix, David Wilkie, John Frederick Lewis, William Holman Hunt, Felix Teynard and 13 other predominantly British artists, the selection including landscapes, interiors, portraits and studies of ancient monuments. Four essays discuss images of the Near East created by European painters and writers of the Romantic period, examine the activities of early British and French photographers who visited the region, and trace the evolution of the Ottoman Empire from the 16th through the 19th century.
Indexing: Western, Europe — 1800-1900 — Several Media — Orientalism
Plans: 02,04
Worldwide Number: 024675
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