Sabancı University, Sakıp Sabancı Museum
Halil Paşa (1857, Istanbul-1939, Istanbul)
Oil and pastels on cardboard
100.5 x 65 cm
The basis of Turkish painting drawing influence from western tradition was laid when Mühendishane-i Berr-i Hümayun (the Naval Academy) opened in 1795. Halil Pasha was foremost among the painters with a military background who founded a western-style art tradition in Turkey. He worked with Jean Leon Gerome in his atelier in Paris. He provided a unique distinction to the analysis of impressionist light and colour, and was an example of artists dealing with impressionist technique. Because of his qualified knowledge about anatomy and his interest in depicting the human figure, Halil Pasha had a unique place in Turkish Art History.
"Madame X" in "Sharing History", Museum With No Frontiers, 2020. http://www.sharinghistory.org/database_item.php?id=object;AWE;tr;169;en
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MWNF Working Number: TR2 165
On display in
Sharing History Exhibition(s)Fine And Applied Arts | Encountering The West | Painting Reforms And Social Changes | Education | Ottoman Schools International Exhibitions | West And East, Fine Art At International Exhibitions | Contemporary Suggestions
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