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Orientalism: A Selection of Paintings and Writings (Golden Deer Classics)

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Summary

Golden Deer Classics proudly presents the Orientalism compilation which regroups major orientalist works (both paintings and writings).

Orientalism is a term used by scholars in art history, literary, geography, and cultural studies for the depiction of Eastern, that is "Oriental" cultures, including Middle Eastern, North African, South Asian and Southeast Asian cultures, done by writers, designers, and artists from the West. In particular, Orientalist painting depicting "the Middle East" was a genre of 19th-century Academic art. The literature of Western countries took a similar interest in Oriental themes.

CONTENTS:

Paintings
1.1 Harems
1.1.A Jean-Jules-Antoine Lecomte du Nouÿ, The White Slave
1.1.B Fernand Cormon, The Deposed Favourite
1.1.C Jean-Léon Gérôme, Pool in a Harem
1.1.D Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, Grande Odalisque
1.1.E J-A-D Ingres, with the assistance of his pupil Paul Flandrin, Odalisque with Slave
1.1.F Ferdinand Max Bredt, Turkish ladies
1.1.G Giulio Rosati, Inspection of New Arrivals, Circassian beauties being inspected
1.1.H John Frederick Lewis, The Reception
1.1.I J-A-D Ingres, The Turkish Bath
1.2 Landscapes And Other Paintings
1.2.A Hermann Corrodi, A view of the tomb of the Caliphs with the pyramids of Giza beyond, Cairo
1.2.B Eugène Fromentin, Arabs
1.2.C Léon Belly, Pilgrims going to Mecca
1.2.D Vasily Vereshchagin, They are triumphant
1.2.E Anders Zorn, Man and boy in Algiers
1.2.F John Frederick Lewis, The midday meal, Cairo
1.2.G Giulio Rosati, The Discussion


Writings
2.1 Lord Byron - The Giaour
2.2 William Beckford - The History Of Caliph Vathek
2.3 Pierre Benoit - Atlantida
2.4 Gustave Flaubert - Salammbô
2.5 Théophile Gautier - The Romance Of A Mummy

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