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ORIENTALISM IN ART

Throughout the 19th century, one of the most popular and widely exhibited genres of painting was Orientalism within Academism. The movement was marked by images of marketplaces bustling with people in exotic dress and voyeuristic scenes of harems and bathing women.

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Fine Art Connoisseur
Fine Art Connoisseur

Featured Artists & Galleries | M.S. Rau's Latest Exhibition, Au Natu...

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What Makes Colombian Emeralds So Special?
What Makes Colombian Emeralds So Special?

Emeralds have long been treasured for their verdant green hue, but a sel...

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Neoclassical Art: The Long Influence of Classicism
Neoclassical Art: The Long Influence of Class...

The term “neoclassical” is often used in reference to fine arts or other...

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Gemstone Colors: A Comprehensive Guide
Gemstone Colors: A Comprehensive Guide

Color is likely the first thing you notice when looking at a stunning wo...

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History and Techniques of Cameo Glass
History and Techniques of Cameo Glass

Glass is among the oldest media artists have utilized for creative expre...

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A Guide to Works on Paper
A Guide to Works on Paper

The phrase “works on paper” encompasses objects of diverse media on a p...

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Nature in Paint: A Brief History of the Art of the Landscape
Nature in Paint: A Brief History of the Art o...

Compared to much of the contemporary art appearing on the market today, ...

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The Art of Still Life
The Art of Still Life

This still life in art has a long and rich tradition. From antiquity to ...

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A Guide to Antique Jewelry
A Guide to Antique Jewelry

The identification of a piece of jewelry presents a challenge. To discer...

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The Evolution of Western Art in the 19th Century
The Evolution of Western Art in the 19th Century

The 19th century was a time of remarkable change in the world of art. At...

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Type IIa Diamonds: The Best of the Best
Type IIa Diamonds: The Best of the Best

When learning and reading about diamonds, the term “Type IIa” occasional...

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A Renowned Watchmaker: Patek Philippe
A Renowned Watchmaker: Patek Philippe

Watch collectors and clock enthusiasts are all certainly familiar with t...

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