ICOC lectures: Carpet in paintings

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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.

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Sarah Haberkern checking the microphone before her lecture. In the background Ali Riza Tuna.

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.

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Re-woven carpet presented by Ali Riza Tuna. Originally depicted by Ghirlandaio.
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Domenico Ghirlandaio, Madonna and Child enthroned with Saint c1483. Current location Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence.

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.

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Csenge Rozsa-Jäger during her lecture

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.

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Illustration from Sarah Haberkern's lecture.
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