The Orient in Western Art

By: Lemaire, Gerard-Georges

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Book Condition: Fine

Originally published in France in 2000, this English text edition published in 2005avy blue hardcover with title in cream on spine. Condiiton: Fine, binding sound, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear. 360pp. Many colour illustrations. The oriental motif is a recurring theme in Western painting From the Renaissance with its intereset in ancient cultures and art to the 18th century with its Grand Tours and "Turkish fashion", the oriental theme has not only documented artists travels to the East, but has projected the wishes, desires and imagination of the West. Artsts inspired by the Orient include Decamps, Delacroix, Fromentin, Ingres, Lear and Hunt, followed later in the 20th century by Kandinsky, Macke, Matisse and Picasso.

Title: The Orient in Western Art

Author Name: Lemaire, Gerard-Georges

Categories: Old Masters & Nineteenth Century Art,

Publisher: Konigswinter, Germany, Konemann/Tandem Verlag: 2005

ISBN Number: 3833119616

ISBN Number 13: 9783833119613

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Type: Book

Size: Folio - over 12 - 15" tall

Seller ID: 006191

Keywords: delacroix, orientalism, ingres, edward lear, matisse,