Tag Archives: Orientalism

Jean-Léon Gérôme

Pelt Merchant of Cairo, 1869, oil on canvas, 61.5 x 50cm (24.2 x 19.7”), Private Collection Jean-Léon Gérôme cast a fairly wide net in his subject matter, covering classical, historical, and Orientalist themes as he pleased. He is probably best … Continue reading

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Eugène Delacroix

  The Women of Algiers (In Their Apartment), Oil on Canvas, 1834, 180 x 229cm (70.9” x 90.2” approx.) The Louvre, (You know perfectly well where it is.) My artist friend, Matt, is a major fan of this painter and quite … Continue reading

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