Lady in Turkish dress, reading

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Title

Lady in Turkish dress, reading

Subject

A painting of an Ottoman lady from the 18th century reading a book

Description

When the Ottoman Empire's power started to cease in the 18th century, the emperor opened his doors for diplomats/merchants, and a fascination with the Eastern attire emerged. Liotard, while he was in Istanbul, depicted a "Turkish" lady in her Eastern "customs and culture."

Creator

Jean-Etienne Liotard

Source

Google Arts&Culture

Publisher

National Gallery of Victoria

Date

1740-1742

Contributor

N/A

Rights

National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne Felton Bequest, 1951, © National Gallery of Victoria

Relation

https://www.uffizi.it/en/events/the-18th-century-a-selection

Format

17.6 x 22.8 cm (Sheet)

Language

N/A

Type

Painting

Identifier

Text by Nick Williams from Prints and Drawings in the International Collection of the National Gallery of Victoria, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, 2003, p. 65.

Coverage

Globalization, Westernization, Ottoman Empire

Files

Ff101820.jpg

Citation

Jean-Etienne Liotard , “Lady in Turkish dress, reading,” Enlightenmens, accessed January 24, 2022, http://enlightenmens.lmc.gatech.edu/items/show/196.

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