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The Lure of Egypt

19th Century Orientalism paintings have seldom caught my eyes. There is a great painting of Cario streets by Louis Comfort Tiffany in the Brooklyn Museum. Several other painters, such as Samuel Coleman and Frederich Edwin Church, have visited Egypt or near East. But American painters tended to treat the subject as an alternative choice of landscape with

Egypt and the Holy Land With 19th Century Art — New Exhibition at Lubin House

From March 24 to April 30, 2009, a focused selection of the museum’s finest works will be featured in the exhibition In Pursuit of the Exotic: Artists Abroad in 19th Century Egypt and the Holy Land. Curated by David Farmer, the exhibition explores how artists in that era depicted their expanding world. [Read More…]