The Rug Merchant

Artist: Amadeo Simonetti Title: The Rug Merchant Medium: Watercolor and Pencil on Paper Size: 29 3/4 x 21 1/4 in (75.7 x 54.1cm) When I lived in Iran we would often go to the bazaar and spend time at the stores of rug merchants. I loved seeing how these big and heavy Persian rugs would be rolled out for visitors to inspect. The handlers made it always look so effortlessly. While the bargaining was underway, we would often sip tea and eat fresh sweets, making the whole experience a...

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