At the Tomb of the Virgin, Jerusalem, 1871

At the Tomb of the Virgin, Jerusalem


Artist: Jean Lecomte Du Nouy
Title: At the Tomb of the Virgin, Jerusalem, 1871
Medium: Oil on Panel
Size: 37.8 x 29.6cm

Many Orientalist painter depicted Jewish people as they went about their work. Women were much easier to paint as well, since unlike Muslim women they could be observed publicly and sketched. Du Nous wife was Jewish and this might explain why he had an interest in depicting Jewish culture.

Here is a view of the Tomb of the Virgin Mary in Jerusalem.

Tomb of the Virgin Mary. Entrance.Image by WomEOS via Flickr

 
 
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