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Rustam, Yazdigird's general, slain by Sa'd, the son of Vaqqâs the Arab.

Life of the Prophet Muhammad written at the order of the Mamluk sultan al-Mansûr 'Alâ' al-Dîn 'Alî (d. 778/1376). The work was first illustrated during the reign of the Ottoman sultan Murâd III.

Tombs of Great Arab Saints to be seen in the Neighborhood of Rosetta, Egypt

Trained in Rome, Mayer was long employed by Sir Robert Ainslie, the British ambassador to the Ottoman court. The two traveled through Sicily, Turkey, and Egypt, where Mayer made drawings of important sites befo... more

Arab Skirmish

Eugène Fromentin (French, La Rochelle 1820–1876 Saint-Maurice)

Studies of Arab Heads and Figures

During the five months Delacroix spent in Morocco in 1832, he assiduously recorded the people and places he visited in drawings and journal entries. On this large sheet he sketched an array of local people, cap... more

Two Studies of a Seated Arab with a Pipe

Decamps—a prosperous painter, draftsman, and printmaker—was one of the first major European artists to travel extensively in the Near East. As he toured throughout North Africa and Asia Minor in 1828, he develo... more

Three Arab Horsemen at an Encampment

Delacroix’s journey to North Africa in 1832 had a profound and lasting influence on his art, affecting the content and color of virtually all his subsequent work. This drawing was likely made during his travels... more

Seven Studies of Arab Men's Costume

Eugène Delacroix (French, Charenton-Saint-Maurice 1798–1863 Paris)