Heritage of Art Diplomacy: Memoirs of an Ambassador

Nefedova, Olga

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Presents four seventeenth-century paintings commissioned by the Habsburg Ambassador Hans-Ludwig von Kuefstein after his diplomatic mission to Istanbul, accompanied by twelve gouache works from a collection in Austria. Num Pages: 160 pages. BIC Classification: AGC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 287 x 247 x 25. Weight in Grams: 1062. . 2013. Hardcover. . . . . Bookseller Inventory #

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Synopsis: The volume presents for the first time four seventeenth-century paintings commissioned by the Habsburg Ambassador Hans-Ludwig von Kuefstein after his diplomatic mission to Istanbul, accompanied by twelve gouache works from a collection in Austria. In spite of its diplomatic and political success in the OttomanHabsburg relations, the Kuefstein's embassy is remembered first of all for its artistic legacy documented by the ambassadors diary, the draft of a final report to the Emperor, diplomatic correspondence, a list of gifts presented and received, and last but not least, a series of gouaches, executed in Istanbul, and a series of oil paintings which serve to illustrate various aspects of seventeenth-century Ottoman life, and provide a detailed account of the ambassadors mission. The Orientalist Museum of Qatar curatorial and conservation departments, with the assistance of external scientific experts, have embarked upon a collaborative project to provide new insights in to the history of the OttomanHabsburg relations. The result is the exhibition and the volume Heritage of Art Diplomacy: Memoirs of an Ambassador the culmination of two years restoration and research work aimed to provide a better understanding of the cultural heritage in respect to its aesthetic and historic significance and its physical integrity .

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