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Middle Eastern Gallery

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Choose from 403 pictures in our Middle Eastern collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.


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Middle eastern wood and metalwork, (1898). Creator: Unknown

Middle eastern wood and metalwork, (1898). 'Arabian - Ornament in Wood and Metal...To prevent looking in from the outside without hindering a free look-out, the window-openings facing the street were furnished with wooden lattices, shaped by art in a very elegant manner (Figs 2 and 3). Especially, however, the inventive ingenuity of Arabian art-workmen was engaged in decorating the doors. Fig 1 for instance presents us a panel of a richly carved and chiselled door, whilst in Figs 5-15 a great selection of bronze door fittings will be found, the latter being applied so as either to form the ornament itself, or so that the parts of the wood uncovered by the metal, bring out the pattern. Fig 4 is an escutcheon executed in bronze, and occurring also on many Arabian coins'. Plate 24 from "The Historic Styles of Ornament" translated from the German of H. Dolmetsch. [B.T. Batford, London, 1898]

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Islamic illuminated manuscripts, (1898). Creator: Unknown

Islamic illuminated manuscripts, (1898). Decoration from: 'Fig 1: an Arabian Koran, 14th century. Figs 2 and 3: an Arabian Koran, 16th century. Figs 4 and 5: a Moorish Koran, 18th century. Figs 6 and 7: an Arabian Koran, 16th century. Figs 8-10: an Arabian Koran, 17th century. Figs 11 and 12: a Moorish Koran, 18th century...in their paintings on parchment the Arabian artists show special skill in surface decoration. Scroll work, rigidly idealised, alternates with geometrical figures, or else the arabesque ornament fills the compartments formed by the lines and bands. In this manner whole pages are painted in many Koran manuscripts...The writing itself is in most cases bordered and surrounded with rosettes and freezes, which are filled in with ever new combinations of lines and foliage. The splendid and at the same time harmonious effect of this illumination arises principally from the exquisite arrangement of the colours, the brilliancy of which is still enhanced by a profuse employment of gold'. Plate 25 from "The Historic Styles of Ornament" translated from the German of H. Dolmetsch. [B.T. Batford, London, 1898]

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'The Captured Spy', 1895, (c1930). Creator: Arthur Melville

'The Captured Spy', 1895, (c1930). A man, naked but for a loincloth, prostrates himself before a vizier shaded by a parasol. Scene possibly inspired by the painter's own experiences during his travels in the Middle East where he was pursued on horseback by thieves, shot at, and thrown into prison as a spy by a Pasha in Kurdistan. Painting in the Glasgow Museums Service collection, Glasgow, Scotland. From "Modern Masterpieces of British Art". [The Amalgamated Press Ltd., London, c1930]

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