Roger Fenton: Pasha and Bayadere


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Roger Fenton's photograph Pasha and Bayadere is a fascinating image in its own right and is an expression of a more general Orientalist craze that grew steadily stronger during the nineteenth century in Europe. In his rich and detailed study, Baldwin explains how this image of a seated man and a dancing woman embodies themes and motifs that can be found in the work of nineteenth-century artists from Eugene Delacroix to John Frederick Lewis to Alfred Lord Tennyson. He has also brought to light significant new information ...

Roger Fenton: Pasha and Bayadere 1996, Oxford University Press, USA, Los Angeles, CA

ISBN-13: 9780892363674

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