Thursday, April 15, 2010


Featuring over 300 images, pulled from 45 different institutions in seven different countries, many of these pictures have rarely been seen publicly since their creation a century and more ago. Having both traveled and lived in the region, author Kristian Davies approaches this often misunderstood genre of art from a fresh perspective. The book is designed to be a primer, a fresh new approach and redefinition of the genre...[via]

This web-site contains a collection of more than 2500 paintings of 'Orientalist' painters. Since most of the books concerning the subject are already out of print this is a great resource for research and inspiration:

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