"The mystery of ancient idols and remote fetishes arouses their romantic longing to flee from a civilization that seems to be tainted by commercialism. The primitive may be savage and cruel, but at least he seems to lack the burden of hypocrisy." E.H. Gombrich
Think of Eugène Delacroix (1798-1863) or Paul Gauguin (1848-1903).
Arab Cavalry Practising a Charge, 1832
Te Rerioa (Day-Dreaming), 1897
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