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The Sultan's World: The Ottoman Orient in Renaissance Art

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News of the fall of Constantinople on May 29, 1453, spread throughout Europe like wildfire. The geographic approach of the Ottoman Empire coincided with the emergence of a fascination with this highly developed culture and its groundbreaking scientific insight. Artists from every corner of Europe traveled to the shores of the Bosporus; trade flourished, as did cultural interchange, giving rise to a great number of works of art that reflect this intercultural dynamism. The opulent volume presents selected examples of this ...

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The Sultan's World: The Ottoman Orient in Renaissance Art
2015, Hatje Cantz, Ostfildern

ISBN-13: 9783775739665

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