image © Ville de Grenoble/Musée de Grenoble – Jean-Luc Lacroix | Licence: All Rights Reserved
image © Ville de Grenoble/Musée de Grenoble – Jean-Luc Lacroix | Licence: All Rights Reserved

Études de costumes algériens

June 1832

Eugène Delacroix

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Title

Études de costumes algériens

Date

June 1832

Description

The central figure, wearing brown harem pants and a red vest, could be a Kougouli (or Cougouli); these Turks lived in Algeria, the results of mixed marriages. Or, the figure could be a Turkish soldier. The hairstyle of the character in the background with a light green short jacket, is also that of a Cougouli.

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Location

Algiers, Algeria

Country

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image © Ville de Grenoble/Musée de Grenoble – Jean-Luc Lacroix

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