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Epub ´ Orientalist Lives · Western Artists in the Middle East Download ñ ❮Epub❯ ➥ Orientalist Lives: Western Artists in the Middle East, 1830–1920 ➤ Author James Parry – Dcmdirect.co.uk In one of the most remarkable artistic pilgrimages in history the nineteenth In one of the most remarkable artistic pilgrimages in history the nineteenth century saw scores of Western artists heading to the Middle East Inspired by the allure of the exotic Orient they went in search of subjects for their paintings Orientalist Lives looks at what led this surprisingly diverse and idiosyncratic group of men―and some women―to often remote and potentially dangerous locations from Morocco to Egypt the Levant and Turkey There they lived worked and traveled for weeks or months on end gathering material with

Epub ñ Western Artists in the Middle East ð James Parry

R and challenging surroundings engaged with local people and then took home to their studios the memories sketches and collections of artifacts necessary to create the works for which their audiences clad Excerpts from letters and diaries including little known accounts and previously unpublished material as well as photographs sketches and other original illustrations bring alive the impressions experiences and careers of the Orientalists and shed light on how they created what are now once again recognized as masterpieces of a

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Orientalist Lives Western Artists in the Middle East 1830–1920Which to create art for their clients back in the drawing rooms of Boston London and Paris Based on his research in museums libraries archives galleries and private collections across the world James Parry traces these journeys of cultural and artistic discovery From the early pioneer David Roberts through the heyday of leading stars such as Jean Léon Gérôme and Frederick Arthur Bridgman to Orientalism’s post 1900 decline he describes how these traveling artists prepared for their expeditions coped with working in unfamilia