Prestre de la Loy (The Priest of the Law), plate 9 from the series Caravanne du Sultan à la Mecque (Caravan of a Sultan Going to Mecca)

Etching on cream laid paper | 1748

Joseph Marie Vien

Bearded man in Turkish costume sits in front of low wall, with legs crossed. His torso is turned so that he faces frontally, his hands at waist. He wears plumed turban, with strings of pearls looped on fronts.

Credit: Museum purchase through gift of...
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