Sunday, September 29, 2013

Coffee Day The Coffee Bearer

Coffee Day The Coffee Bearer (1857), Orientalist painting by John Frederick Lewis July 14, 1804 – August 15, 1876. Lewis specialized in Oriental and Mediterranean scenes and often worked in exquisitely detailed watercolour.

Lewis lived in Spain between 1832 and 1834. He lived in Cairo between 1841 and 1850, where he made numerous sketches that he turned into paintings even after his return to England in 1851. He lived in Walton-on-Thames until his death. He became an Associate of the Royal Academy (ARA) in 1859 and a member (an RA) in 1865.

International Coffee Day also known as Coffee Day or National Coffee Day is an annual event observed on September 29.

Orientalism is a term used by art historians and literary and cultural studies scholars for the imitation or depiction of aspects of Middle Eastern and East Asian cultures (Eastern cultures) by writers, designers and artists in the West.

Coffee Day The Coffee Bearer

This image (or other media file) is in the public domain because it's copyright has expired. This applies to the United States, where Works published prior to 1978 were copyright protected for a maximum of 75 years. See Circular 1 "COPYRIGHT BASICS" PDF. Works published before 1923 in this case 1857, are now in the public domain. 

This image is also in the public domain in countries that figure copyright from the date of death of the artist (post mortem auctoris), in this case, John Frederick Lewis July 14, 1804 – August 15, 1876, and that most commonly runs for a period of 50 to 70 years from the last day of that year. +sookie tex 

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