Paintings Of The Day: The Muslim World At The Metropolitan Museum Of Art

Jules Coignet View of Beirut, 1844   Alberto Pasini A Mosque, 1886   Charles-Théodore Frère Jerusalem from the Environs, 1880 Frere began his career painting the French countryside, but exhibited only Middle Eastern scenes after a stay in Algeria in 1837. He returned to the eastern shores of the Mediterranean many times and eventually established … Continue reading