This is a copy of a gorgeous painting by Gustave Moreau via the extremely interesting and informative blog by a woman named BWS. The blog,  It’s About Time has every post filled with luscious pictures, lots of details and well researched information on America, Art, Painting, Women. To describe her writings, BWS says in her profile that there is ‘a little museum in each blog — no travel necessary’. I loved the sound of it and it can not be more accurate.
I spent an enormous amount of time on the American colonial posts but as is often the case became enraptured with the Orientalist paintings under the title ‘Turquerie’. Et voila.