The ICOC session “Carpet in Paintings” took place 17 June in the morning and included lectures by Ali Riza Tuna, Csenge Rozsa-Jäger and Sarah Haberkern.
During Ali Riza Tuna’s lecture “Back to the Future: A Reconstruction Study of Anatolian Carpets from Renaissance Paintings” two re-woven carpets originally depicted by Ghirlandaio and by della’Francesca were presented.
In the next lecture “The History of the Oriental Carpets in the Works of William Larkin” Csenge Rozsa-Jäger spoke about Larkin and his works. Larkin was an English painter, active 1609–1619, and known for his portraits of members of the court of James I.
The third lecture in this session was given by Sarah Haberkern who spoke about “Carpets in Paintings of the Followers of Caravaggio”. Among paintings and artists used to illustrate the social movements that brought fine art to the people Sarah Haberkern showed paintings with carpets by Caravaggio, Gerard van Honthorst, Rombouts and more.