Important Orientalist paintings from the collection of Coral Petroleum, Inc.
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  A much higher total of $ million was realized in the sale of 58 Orientalist paintings by 19th-century academic artists from the collection of the bankrupt Coral Petroleum Inc. of Houston in. Coral Petroleum, Inc., Texas (sale: Sotheby's, New York, 22 May , lot 19) Najd Collection of Orientalist Paintings, London, , p. 15, discussed; Jaffa, along with Haifa, ranked as the most important coastal town in Palestine. The gateway to the Plain of Sharon, it was an amphitheatre-shaped city surrounded by orange groves and. Coral Petroleum, Inc., Texas (sale: Sotheby's, New York, 22 May , lot 9) Najd Collection of Orientalist Paintings, London, , pp. , catalogued & illustrated. Windstorm on the Esparto Plains of the Sahara remains one of the most enduring and striking compositions in all Orientalist art. The five riders and their mounts are. One of the most extensive collections in Turkey in its respective category, the Suna and İnan Kıraç Foundation's Orientalist Painting Collection features oil and watercolor paintings, ornamental art, and engravings from 17 th to early 20 th century. The collection stands apart with its exclusive focus on the Ottoman world, and although most of the artwork included were produced by Western.

Gustav Bauernfeind (), Forecourt of the Umayyad Mosque, Damascus, Oil on panel. 47¼ x 36¼ in ( x cm). Sold for £3,, on 29 April at Christie’s in London.   19 Orientalist Paintings by Artists in the Nineteenth-Century, with footnotes, 9 Orientalism is a term that is used for the depiction of aspects in Middle Eastern cultures. It refers to the works of the Western artists on Oriental subjects, produced from .   Interest in Orientalism developed in tandem with European colonial activity, which allowed soldiers, traders and artists greater access to the places and peoples of these regions. Read more about the origins of Orientalism in our blog. Faraway places. An important function of Orientalist painting was to create a visual record of places of interest. History and Development. Paintings with Middle Eastern figures and scenes appear in Early Renaissance painting and, in particular, Venetian painting, by such artists as Gentile Bellini (), and others. The Dutch Baroque genius Rembrandt () - the world's greatest Biblical painter - is also associated with such paintings, while the dissolute opulence of Levantine harem scenes.

At 1stDibs, there are several options of orientalist oil paintings available for sale. Each of these unique orientalist oil paintings was constructed with extraordinary care, often using canvas, fabric and alist oil paintings have long been popular, with older editions for sale from the 18th Century and newer versions made as recently as the 20th Century. LUDWIG DEUTSCH. Austrian. THE NUBIAN GUARD. signed and dated L. Deutsch PARIS lower left. oil on panel. 65 by cm., 25½ by 18in. We are grateful to Dr Emily M. Weeks for her assistance in cataloguing this work which will be included in her critical catalogue of the artist's Egyptian and Orientalist works, currently in progress.   17th-century orientalist paintings‎ (2 C, 5 F) 18th-century orientalist paintings ‎ (1 C, 11 F) 19th-century orientalist paintings ‎ (53 C, F). For Sale on 1stDibs - German Orientalist oil on canvas painting of a street scene. Long shadows suggesting start of the day, complete with merchants, travelers, arches, onion.