Woman in Moorish Costume: Frédéric Bazille

Woman in Moorish Costume: Frédéric Bazille

Woman in Moorish Costume is an 1869 Impressionist / Orientalist painting by French artist Frédéric Bazille. It can be found in the Norton Simon Museum in Pasadena, California.

The artist painted this picture at the age of 27-28 years. It depicts a woman dressed in traditional Moorish clothing. The Moors settled in the Iberian Peninsula in the 8th century. There is a sword depicted in the background of this picture.

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