Ghawazi, or Dancing Girls.
James Madden, London. [1851.]
Tinted lithograph. Printed area 365 x 260mm (13½ x 10¼").
A pair of arab dancing girls with finger castanets, a seated man with a riq (an arab tamborine) behind. Published in the 'Oriental Album: Characters, Costumes, and Modes of Life, in the Valley of the Nile' by Achille-Constant-Theodore Emile Prisse d'Avennes (1807-79), a French orientalism who embraced Islam and took the name Edris-Effendi.
Attabay: 1001; Blackmer 1357.
[Ref: 32041] £220.00