Briony Llewellyn

Briony Llewellyn, an independent scholar, has published extensively on British artists’ depictions of the Near and Middle East. She has made a special study of JF Lewis.

Articles

  • The Empire Unvarnished

    From Issue 53

    Luigi Mayer made his mark with lively, quirky scenes for the British ambassador to Constantinople, painting viziers and villagers, soldiers and servants across the Ottoman Empire. He deserves to be plucked from obscurity, argues Briony Llewellyn

  • Drawing from Life

    The Orientalist Watercolours of JF Lewis

    From Issue 45

    John Frederick Lewis (1804–76), was the supreme orientalist, fêted for his sumptuous Ottoman scenes. The secret of his success, says Briony Llewellyn, lies in the vivid sketches he made during his time in the East

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