Orientalism in early modern France
Orientalism in early modern France refers to the interaction of pre-modern France with the Orient, and especially the cultural, scientific, artistic and intellectual impact of these interactions, rang...
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Studia Linguarum
The Studia Linguarum (literally "Language Institutes") were the first attempt to study oriental languages by the Roman Catholic Church.The need to study oriental languages was affirmed by the General ...
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Turquerie
Turquerie was the Orientalist fashion in Western Europe from the 16th to 18th centuries for imitating aspects of Turkish art and culture. Many different Western European countries were fascinated by ...
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Chinoiserie
Chinoiserie (pronounced [ʃinwazʁi], French for "Chinese-esque") is a recurring theme in European artistic styles since the seventeenth century, which reflect Chinese artistic influences. It is charact...
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French porcelain
French porcelain has a history spanning a period from the 17th century to the present.
Chinese porcelain had long been imported from China, and was a very expensive and desired luxury. Chinese por...
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Blue and white porcelain
"Blue and white wares" (Chinese: 青花; pinyin: qīng-huā; literally: "Blue flowers") designate white pottery and porcelain decorated under the glaze with a blue pigment, generally cobalt oxi...
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Turkish music (style)
"Turkish music", in the sense described here, is not really music of Turkey, but rather a musical style that was occasionally used by the European composers of the Classical music era. This music was ...
Turkish music (style) - Wikipedia