He established himself as a portraitist to foreigners, receiving commissions for pastels and oil paintings from Western diplomats, merchants, and travelers, many of whom chose to be represented in Turkish costume.
Its exclusive presentation in New York, through September 17, 2006, will be accompanied by the first general introductory publication on the artist in English as well as free public lectures and related concert programs.
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His legacy is a fascinating body of work, as sure to captivate visitors to The Frick Collection as it did his eighteenth century patrons.
Hours are six days a week: 10 a.
Although Liotard remained in Jassy for less than a year, he retained his distinctive beard until his marriage in 1756.