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Young Woman Reading the Quran is a Orientalist Painting by Osman Hamdi Bey.

Osman Hamdi went to primary school in the popular Istanbul quarter of Beşiktaş;after which he studied Law, first in Istanbul (1856) and then in Paris (1860). However, he decided to pursue his interest in painting instead, left the Law program, and trained under French orientalist painters Jean-Léon Gérôme and Gustave Boulanger.During his nine-year stay in Paris, the international capital of fine arts at the time, he showed a keen interest for the artistic events of his day.

In 1871, Osman Hamdi returned to Istanbul, as the vice-director of the Protocol Office of the Palace. During the 1870s, he worked on several assignments in the upper echelons of the Ottoman bureaucracy.Hamdi's 1906 painting, The Tortoise Trainer, holds the record for the most valuable Turkish painting.Osman Hamdi was a prolific painter and author, whose work dealt with themes of archaeology, travel and folk customs in the Middle East.

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Young Woman Reading the Quran is a Orientalist Painting by Osman Hamdi Bey.

Osman Hamdi went to primary school in the popular Istanbul quarter of Beşiktaş;after which he studied Law, first in Istanbul (1856) and then in Paris (1860). However, he decided to pursue his interest in painting instead, left the Law program, and trained under French orientalist painters Jean-Léon Gérôme and Gustave Boulanger.During his nine-year stay in Paris, the international capital of fine arts at the time, he showed a keen interest for the artistic events of his day.

In 1871, Osman Hamdi returned to Istanbul, as the vice-director of the Protocol Office of the Palace. During the 1870s, he worked on several assignments in the upper echelons of the Ottoman bureaucracy.Hamdi's 1906 painting, The Tortoise Trainer, holds the record for the most valuable Turkish painting.Osman Hamdi was a prolific painter and author, whose work dealt with themes of archaeology, travel and folk customs in the Middle East.

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