How bazaar! J.F. Lewis and the Bezestein, El Khan Khalil, Cairo | Te Papa’s Blog
The English painter John Frederick Lewis (1804–1876) was a fascinating and brilliant enigma to his contemporaries, and remains so today. He was certainly no pompous, verbose Victorian bore. At a dinner of the Society of Painters in Watercolours, Lewis delivered a memorable presidential address, rising from his seat, saying nothing,Read more