Hoca Ali Rıza, who has an important place in the 19th century Turkish Painting Art, follows a realistic path in his works that include scenes from daily life, narrow streets, wooden houses and landscape views. In his more detailed oil paintings, his etudes that he created by observing the nature draw attention. In terms of subject diversity, he includes indoor works as well as outdoor works. For this reason, he pioneered the recognition of the home and cultural language of the 19th century Ottoman society. Üsküdarlı Hoca Ali Rıza, who is a military painter, trained many painters by working as an instructor in addition to his painting works. Hoca Ali Rıza, who fictionalizes his works with a solid pattern language, uses a comfortable and observant language in his sketches and drawings. He produced charcoal and watercolor works based on the observation he created with an effective language that he could capture the movement with a few lines. In the research, it is aimed to examine and evaluate the content of the subject content in the drawing and drawing studies together with the general style of Hoca Ali Rıza.
Keywords: Turkish painting, Hoca Ali Rıza, realism, drawing, style