Stephan Sedlacek (1868-1936) Harem interior with dancing women.Oil on canvas. Sedlacek was a history and genre painter, depicting aristocratic people in courtly environments as well as oriental scenes. As in this work, Sedlacek painted rich and detailed interiors. Note how his light source illuminates only the dancers .
The bath, also known as hamam or hammam, is one of the ancient world's most widely exported traditions. The tradition of the bath was born generations ago, adopted from Romans and Byzantines and then perfected by the Seljuk and Ottoman Turks and has con