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Print - Hasson, Begler, Imperator Turcarum Vigesimus. MDCXXVI
  • Hasson, Begler, Imperator Turcarum Vigesimus. MDCXXVI
    Kilian, Lucas, born 1579 - died 1637
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Hasson, Begler, Imperator Turcarum Vigesimus. MDCXXVI

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Germany (probably, printed)

  • Date:

    1626 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Kilian, Lucas, born 1579 - died 1637 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving

  • Credit Line:

    Purchased with the assistance of the National Heritage Memorial Fund, Art Fund, Shell International and the Friends of the V&A

  • Museum number:

    SP.339

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case SC, shelf 53

Physical description

Engraving depicting Murad IV, Emperor of the Turks. Lettered with title, four lines of verse in Latin, and 'Lucas Kilian scalp: et excud:'.

Place of Origin

Germany (probably, printed)

Date

1626 (printed)

Artist/maker

Kilian, Lucas, born 1579 - died 1637 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving

Dimensions

Height: 20.4 cm, Width: 13.5 cm

Descriptive line

Engraving by Lucas Kilian entitled 'Hasson, Begler, Imperator Turcarum Vigesimus. MDCXXVI', depicting a portrait of Murad IV (d.1640), emperor of the Turks. German School, 1626.

Production Note

The portrait represents Murad IV (d.1640), who was still a child when he succeeded Mustapha I in 1623. He was the nineteenth (not the twentieth) Ottoman ruler.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Engraving

Subjects depicted

Rulers; Emperors; Portraits

Categories

Portraits; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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