El Gran Turco

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Title

El Gran Turco

Date

ca. 1470

Current Location

Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Kupferstichkabinett, Berlin, Germany

Description

This engraving, known through only two extant impressions, is an allegorical portrait of Mehmed II. It is inscribed in the lower right: EL GRAN TURCO.

Medium

engraving, 24.5 x 19.7 cm (plate), 27.8 x 19.9 cm (sheet)

Source

Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Kupferstichkabinett, Berlin, Germany (140-1879)
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Rights

Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Germany License

Collection

N. Books, prints, and maps

Citation

Master of the Vienna Passion, “El Gran Turco,” Venetian Art, accessed June 27, 2019, http://library.bc.edu/venetianart/items/show/2346.