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10-Jun-2012 Dick Osseman

Ankara 10062012_0559.jpg

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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