Monday, June 02, 2008

British Orientalism notes

William Simpson 1823-99
Al-Bahr al-Kabir or the Great Sea - rock-cut cistern under the site of Soloman's temple (1870)

Holman Hunt became a campaigner for a Jewish state in Palestine

Arthur Melville 1855-1904 (Scottish)
An Arab Interior 1881 ***
Red (hat) - browns cf Osama Loves design
Nat Gal Scot

The Music Lesson **
Guildhall art gal
Square composition
Intimate warmth

Frank Dicksee
Leila 1892
Cf Klimt gold/red

Jerusalem, looking to Mount Scopus 25

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