Unlike some other Western painters of the 19th century Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres never went to the East. His sketches of Persian miniatures are to make the décors in some of his “oriental” works as exotic as possible. Here are seven of such drawings which are now kept in Ingres Museum, Montauban, France.
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