03 janvier 2016

Recently restored composition by Hans de Jode on view at Kunst Historisches Museum

Hans de Jode, View of the Tip of the Seraglio with Topkapı Palace, 1659. Canvas, 135 x 221 cm © KHM-Museumsverband. VIENNA.- Kunst Historisches Museum in Vienna's Point of View # 14 presents a painting with a highly unusual subject matter that has not been on show to the public for several decades. The large-scale, recently restored composition by Hans de Jode (c. 1630 – c. 1663) depicts the tip of the Seraglio with Topkapi Palace (Turkish “Topkapi Sarayi”) in Istanbul (formerly Constantinople). Signed and dated 1659, this... [Lire la suite]