TITLE

From Print to Trace: An Ottoman Imperial Portrait Book and Its Western European Models

AUTHOR(S)
Fetvaci, Emine
PUB. DATE
June 2013
SOURCE
Art Bulletin;Jun2013, Vol. 95 Issue 2, p243
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on Ottoman imperial portrait books and the influence of Western artists and oil paintings from Venice, Italy. The article discusses the role of the Venetian painter Gentile Bellini at the Ottoman court, the portrait collection of Venetian physician Paolo Giovio and the significance of costumes to classify people in Ottoman portraiture. The article also discusses portraits of sultans including Mehmed II, Suleyman I and Murad III as well as the role of physiognomy in portraiture and the Ottoman portrait book the "Şemā'ilnāme" and book "Elogia" by Giovio.
ACCESSION #
88044116

 

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