Tag Archives: Orientalism

Virtual Art Gallery Du Jour

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Click on the images to enlarge. A collection of female reclining nudes with (as you’ll quickly notice by the titles) a special emphasis on the odalisque. Related Although not all academic paintings, I was inspired to put together … Continue reading

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“Flashman”

Blowhard, Esq. writes: I just finished the first volume of George MacDonald Fraser‘s high-spirited and rollicking The Flashman Papers series. For those new to the books, the series of 19th century historical novels chronicles the exploits of an English army officer and self-described … Continue reading

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