Abdülâziz

Art and architecture that coincided with the reign of Abdülâziz, who ruled from 1861 to 1876. His institutional influence on the arts included the further development of classes for painting within the Ottoman military schools and the continuation of the governmental practice established in 1835 of sending promising artists to Paris for study. During this period, the Pertevniyal Valide mosque was built in the Indian-Gothic style, marking a shift away from westernized trends.

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Abdülâziz
ʻAbd-al-ʻAzīz
Abdül Aziz
Abdül-aziz Dutch
Abd-ul-Aziz Spanish
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Refers to the art and architecture that coincided with the reign of Abdülâziz, who ruled from 1861 to 1876. His institutional influence on the arts included the further development of classes for painting within the Ottoman military schools and the continuation of the governmental practice established in 1835 of sending promising artists to Paris for study. During this period, the Pertevniyal Valide mosque was built in the Indian-Gothic style, marking a shift away from westernized trends.

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300021700. The J. Paul Getty Trust.