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This site is no longer updated and, since summer 2016, it is impossible to contact me by mail.

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Important notice :

This website has no commercial activity whatsoever.
Its sole function is the diffusion of art and culture, and increased knowledge of orientalist painting.

Picture submission by private individuals:

Submissions may be for publication on this site, for inquiries, or any other purpose that is not commercial.
Private individuals may submit pictures of works which they own; they may also submit authorized photographs of other works. publishes pictures only with the explicit agreement of copyright owners. reserves the right to publish or not to publish pictures submitted; it also reserves the right to remove pictures from the virtual gallery.
In all cases, respects the anonymity of private individuals who contact the site; no e-mail address, name or localization will be transmitted to third parties. Should you wish to contact an individual, send a message to the webmaster, who will ask your party for authorization to disclose their e-mail address.
Copyright of photographs is independent of the ownership of paintings. For this reason, when a painting changes hands, publication of a photograph provided by its former owner remains authorized.

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The site is registered in French law, and therefore comes under the jurisdiction of French and European laws on intellectual property. Undue or unauthorized use of any components of this site may result in legal proceedings.
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