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The Orient in Western Art

By: Lemaire, Gerard-Georges

Price: £35.00

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

Seller ID: 006191

ISBN: 3833119616

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 ... View more info