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Slave and Harem Girls in Orientalist Paintings


Orientalist Paintings

Slave girl and Harem girl and Orientalist Paintings
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Rudolph Ernst, Arab Ladies on a Terrace at Sunset
Eugene Giraud, A Terrace at the Edge of the Nile
George Antoine Rochegrosse,Harem girls in an Aviary
Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres, Odalisque with a slave
Antonia Garguillo,The Carpet Merchant
George Antoine Rochegrosse, New Arrivals
Giacomo Mantegazza , An Evening of Entertainm
Louis-Emile Pinel de Grandchamp,Emina, Souvenir d’Orient
Ferdinand Roybe,Odalisque (La Sultane)
Rudolph Ernst,The Captives
Leon Francois Comerre,Odalisque
Comerre,Odalisque with a Tambourine
J. Dutey,Preparation of the Tea
Sir Frank Dicksee,Leila 1892
Sir Frank Dicksee,The Mirror
Lord Edwin Weeks, Moorish Girl Lying on a Couch,
Rabat, Morocco

Harem Girls dipping their feet in pool

Harem Girls dipping their feet in pool

Harem Girls dipping their feet in pool
Harem Girls dipping their feet in pool
Not all allusions to “harem” have women dressed in Persian style garb. Some painters sought to bring the harem idea closer to home, dressing their women in contemporary fabrics, though emphasizing loose drapery, which in turn suggests a languid sensuality.