painting (art)

Painting of a Turkish lady with a şemsiye or sunshade, wearing a ferace, [outdoor all-enveloping garment]. This may not be after Preziosi, as it has an indecipherable monogram signature, and is in a different hand to the others. Definitely an amateur artist.

A Turkish lady with a semsiye or sunshade, wearing a ferace, [outdoor all-enveloping garment]. This may not be after Preziosi, as it has an indecipherable monogram signature, and is in a different hand to the others. Definitely an amateur artist. This image is difficult to date, but perhaps 1850 – 1870.

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