(Turkish) Duman

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The Captive Sultan

The war fought by the Greeks to shake off the Turkish yoke was closely observed around Europe and, this being the era of romanticism, the events taking place around Greece …

The Battle of Varna

Stanisław Chlebowski, "Varna Savaşı", 1865-1875. Tuval üstüne yağlıboya, 112 x 190 cm.
MNK II-a-280

Over the years of 1864 through 1876, Stanisław Chlebowski served Sultan Abdülaziz in Istanbul as his court painter. As it was, Abdülaziz disposed of considerable artistic talents of his own, …