Oriental Dreams

Oriental Dreams

Regular Price: $90.00

Mathias Ary Jan & Claire Maingon

This beautifully illustrated book, with over 300 color reproductions, showcases many of the greatest masterpieces of 19th century Orientalist art.  The patterns, colors, and light of this region influenced artists such as Delacroix. Decamps, Berchere, Gerome, Matisse and many others.  Upon returning to Europe, these artists captured the atmosphere of these distant and exotic lands in painted scenes of daily life.  This book offers insight into the Orientalist aesthetic that inspired the movement, and lays the groundwork for a deeper understanding of these vibrant works of Art.


352 pages/350 color

9.84 x 12.01 inches