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Dance of the Almeh

by Jean-Léon Gerôme

Dance of the Almeh Painting

Women of all sizes can bellydance!

About the Artist & the Painting

This painting was created during the Orientalist movement of art in the 19th century. The artist, Jean-Léon Gerôme, was probably the most famous and most prolific artist of the era. This painting dates to about 1863.

Unlike some of the other artists during the Orientalist era, Gerôme actually spent some time living in Egypt and created many paintings of Egyptian everyday life.

Women of all sizes can bellydance!

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