The young Kuroda Seiki looks out at us with his head turned from the side orientation of his body in his Self-Portrait in a Turkish Hat.
In Arnaut Smoking, again Jean-Léon Gérôme reveals his fascination with other cultures as we see a man draw smoke from a hookah pipe.
Napoleon in Egypt by famous academic painter Jean-Léon Gérôme is an example of the European taste for exoticism in art in the 19th century.
Orientalist painter Jean-Léon Gérôme visited the East several times and On the Desert was likely inspired by his early trips in 1854 & 1867.
In 1856 Jean-Léon Gérôme travelled on a Grand Tour of the near East and Encampment near Constantinople is the result of a plein-air oil sketch.
The Slave Market by academic artist Jean-Léon Gérôme shows a female chattel slave being inspected for health by a prospective buyer in North Africa.
Egyptian Chess Players indulges the European taste for the exotic during the nineteenth century which Lawrence Alma-Tadema specialised in.