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Ferdinand Max Bredt (1860-1921) | Orientalist painter


Ferdinand Max Bredt is regarded as one of Germany's foremost Orientalist painters of the 19th century. Like many of his compatriots who were interested in the world of the Orient, he travelled extensively in Greece, Turkey and Tunisia, recording his journeys on both paper and canvas.
His works often depict the everyday life in the harem and its inhabitants - luxuriant scenes graced by richly attired odalisques.


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Mariano Fortuny y Marsal (1838-1874) | Orientalist painter


Mariano Fortuny y Marsal has passed into posterity as one of 19th-century Spain’s greatest masters. The stature of his art is accompanied by the memory of an enormous international success equaled only by Sorolla🎨 in his time.
Famous in Second-Empire Paris, his work was one of the most coveted of its time by major European and American collectors.


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Armand Point | Symbolist painter | Drawing



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Nasreddine Dinet | Orientalist / Genre painter


Nasreddine Dinet, born as Alphonse-Étienne Dinet (28 March 1861 - 24 December 1929, Paris) was a French🎨 orientalist painter and was one of the founders of the Société des Peintres Orientalistes [Society for French Orientalist Painters].
He became so enchanted with North Africa and its culture, that he converted to Islam, and was proficient in Arabic.
In addition to his paintings, he translated Arabic literature into French.


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Fausto Zonaro | Orientalist / Genre painter

Fausto Zonaro🎨 (18 September 1854 - 19 July 1929) was an Italian painter🎨, best known for his Realist style paintings of life and history of the Ottoman Empire.
Born in Padua, Fausto Zonaro graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Rome.
He exhibited his work in Italy in the late 1880s before moving to Paris.
In 1891, at his wife's request, Zonaro moved from Venice to Istanbul and settled in a house in Taksim, on the northern bank of the Golden Horn.
He quickly adapted to the Turkish way of life, speaking Turkish, wearing a fez and attending the Selamlðk.
For biographical notes -in english and italian- and other works by Zonaro see:


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Rubens Santoro | Genre / Marine scenes painter


Rubens Santoro🎨 (1859-1941) was an Neapolitan painter of genre and marine scenes, particularly well-known today for his views of Venice.
He was born in Mongrassano and studied under Giovanni Battista at the Naples Academy.
He then won numerous prices🎨, like a silver medal in Barcelona during the Universal Exhibition in 1911.
He also received two gold medals🎨 in 1891 and 1892. The two paintings exhibited there were acquired by the King of Italy Umberto I.
For biographical notes -in english and italian- and other works by Santoro see:


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John William Waterhouse | L'ultimo dei PreRaffaelliti


John William Waterhouse (1849-1917) è stato un pittore Britannico🎨 di epoca Vittoriana, ultimo rappresentante dello stile dei Pre-Raffaelliti.
È noto soprattutto per i suoi soggetti mitologici e per le protagoniste femminili dei suoi dipinti, incarnazioni di grazia o donne fatali.
La produzione di Waterhouse può essere raggruppata per temi entro due filoni principali: le opere di ispirazione classica e le opere di ispirazione medievale, tra cui spiccano i numerosi Ofelia e La signora di Shalott, oltre ad altri dipinti a tema Shakespeariano.


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Charles Sprague Pearce | Genre / Orientalist painter


American painter🎨 Charles Sprague Pearce (October 13, 1851 - May 18, 1914) achieved international success with his images of French rural life.
Born to a prominent Boston family, he studied art in Paris, traveled to the Near East, and made his home in Auvers-sur-Oise, northwest of the French capital.
In 1873 he became a pupil of Léon Bonnat in Paris, and after 1885 he lived in Paris and at Auvers-sur-Oise.
He painted Egyptian and Algerian scenes, French peasants and portraits, and also decorative work, notably for the Thomas Jefferson Building at the Library of Congress at Washington.


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