Alfred Dehodencq (born 23 April 1822 – 2 January 1882) was a mid-19th-century French Orientalist painter born in Paris.
He was known for his vivid oil paintings, especially of Andalusian and North African scenes.
He was a student in Paris at the Beaux-Arts.
Following a tour of Spain Alfred visited Morocco where he remained for 9 years, where he found himself enthralled by the light, colours and traditions.
He painted many canvasses depicting Morocco.
His work is widely exhibited and examples exist in many leading museum collections.
Immerse yourself in the place which inspired this orientalist painter, Marrakech is beloved of Artists and photographers to this day.
The Jewish Bride by Alfred Dehodencq