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 #
Title: Heritage of Art Diplomacy: Memoirs of an ...
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Book Description Skira, Italy, 2013. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. 1st Edition. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Still in shrink-wrap, an immaculate copy. May incur additional postage charges overseas. Bookseller Inventory # 021272
Book Description Skira. Hardback. Book Condition: new. BRAND NEW, Heritage of Art Diplomacy: Memoirs of an Ambassador, Olga Nefedova. Bookseller Inventory # B9788857218410
Book Description Skira, 2013. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 8857218414
Book Description Skira Editore. Book Condition: New. pp. 160 150 Illus. (Col.). Bookseller Inventory # 50929869
Book Description SKIRA, Italy, 2013. Hardback. Book Condition: New. 282 x 250 mm. Language: N/A. Brand New Book. 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 . Bookseller Inventory # AA29788857218410