Greatest American Painters

Paul Emil Jacobs (1802 – 1866)

Posted by Lexi Amberson on February 22, 2010

The Pasha’s Favourite (Ali Pasha And Kira Vassiliki)

A Harem Beauty At Her Toilette

Archangel Gabriel

Archangel Michael With Sword And Scale

Praying Roman Lady

Mount Calvary

Judith And Holofernes

Ali Pasha

Two Greek Freedom Fighters

2 Responses to “Paul Emil Jacobs (1802 – 1866)”

  1. issachar5 said

    Love The Pasha’s Favourite

    • Suzay Lamb said

      This painting was originally titled “Scheherazade Telling A Tale To The Calif”. However the work was executed during Jacob’s Greek period, so Scheherazade soon became Kira Vassiliki, a Greek girl who joined the Ali Pasha’s harem at a young age winning the favour of this powerful governor.

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