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1683 Siege of Vienna, Austria - 10 of 10
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Triumfante Intree van S.K.M. in de Tent | des Grooten Vizirs = Entree Triumphante de sa M: Imp: dans la Tente | du Grand Vizir, Romeyn de Hooghe (1683) In 1683, Nicolaas Visscher II (1649-1702) published a series of ten prints about the Turkish siege of the city of Vienna with the most important pictures of the war. The prints were engraved by Romeyn de Hooghe (1645-1708) after drawings from the Antwerp artist Jacobus Peeters. This print forms the last in the series. It depicts the apotheosis of the battle: the conquerers enter the tent of the beaten Turkish commander, grand vizier Kara Mustafa. The background is formed by the slaves and the harem of the grand vizier.
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