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Enthralled by the East

The Lure of the East: British Orientalist Painting

Istanbul exhibits British Orientalist paintings

  • Hareem Life in Constantinople, by JF Lewis

Following its run at Tate Britain, The Lure of the East arrived in Istanbul: a colourful gathering of 100 or so paintings by mainly 19th-century British artists, including David Roberts, David Wilkie, William Holman Hunt and the outstanding JF Lewis

Other Highlights from Cornucopia 40
  • Byzantium in Turkey?

    Robert Ousterhout reviews the Royal Academy’s blockbuster ‘Byzantium 330–1453’ and reports on two stunning archaeological exhibitions in Istanbul

  • The Enchanted Eye

    Over the past 39 issues, Cornucopia has delighted a widening circle of readers with a kaleidoscope of stunning images. Min Hogg, founding editor of The World of Interiors, chooses her favourites


  • Cornucopia – A Celebration

    When Cornucopia started up in 1992, its aim was to venture beyond the picture postcard to capture Turkey in its infinite variety. Interiors, travel, food, wine, people and places – all these and more would find expression in fine writing and beautiful photgraphy.


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