Ottoman Illustrations from:

Recueil de cent estampes representant differentes nations du Levant,
gravees sur les tableaux peints d'apres nature en 1707 & 1708 par l'ordre de M. de Ferriol, Ambassadeur du Roi a la Porte; et mis au jour en 1712 & 1713 par les soins de M. Le Hay.

[Collection of one hundred prints representing different nations of the Levant, engraved on the paintings from life in 1707 & 1708 by order of M. de Ferriol, Ambassador of the King to the Porte; and brought to light in 1712 & 1713 by the care of M. Le Hay]

Paris, 1714

From Paintings by Jean-Baptiste Vanmour (Van Mour), 1671-1737

Jean Baptiste Vanmour. Born in French Flanders in 1671, he came to Istanbul in 1699, at the age of eighteen, in the suite of the French ambassador, the Marquis de Ferriol. As far as is known, he did not leave the city until his death in 1737.

Illustrations of Turkish Civilians



All the thumbnails on one page or:
Ottoman Court Officials.
Ottoman Government and Religious.
Ottoman Military.
Balkan.
Asian and African.

Paintings by Jean-Baptiste Vanmour (Van Mour), painted from 1699 to 1737

Links to Prints by Title

Aga, or Turkish gentleman
Tchelebi, young Turkish lord
Turk in winter dress
Turk praying
Turkish lover who cuts his arm in front of his mistress to show his love
Turkish child being lead to circumcision
Turkish woman who smokes on the sofa
Turkish woman resting on the sofa after her bath
Turkish woman spinning on a tandour
Turkish girl taking coffee on the sofa
Turkish girl whose hair is braided at the bath
Turkish girl playing the canon
Turkish girl playing a Tchegour
Turkish girl who embroiders
Turkish girls who play mangala
Tchinguis, or Turkish dancer
Tchingui, Turkish dancer
Coffee seller in the streets
Halvadgi, seller of jams in the streets
Itinerant barber
Saka, or water carrier in the streets




Caspar Luyken Prints from Abraham a Sancta Clara's Neu-eröffnete Welt-Galleria, 1703



Engravers
Baron, Bernard, 1696-1762
Cochin, Charles Nicolas, 1688-1754
Du Bosc, Claude, 1684-1745
Franssières, Jacques de
Haussard, Jean-Baptiste, 1679 or 80-1749
Rochefort, Pierre de, 1673-1728
Scotin, Gérard, 1643-1715
Simonneau, Philippe, 1685-1753




















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