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Ankara september 2011 0581.jpg

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Osman Hamdi Bey: Silah Taciri (Weapons’ Merchant). From the Wikipedia: Osman Hamdi Bey (1842 – 24 February 1910) was an Ottoman statesman, intellectual, art expert and also a prominent and pioneering Turkish painter. He was also an accomplished archaeologist, and is considered as the pioneer of the museum curator's profession in Turkey. He was the founder of Istanbul Archaeology Museums and of İstanbul Academy of Fine Arts (Sanayi-i Nefise Mektebi in Turkish), known today as the Mimar Sinan University of Fine Arts.

So far I have loved every work of this excellent painter, and the museum he started, well, see my gallery.

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