Turkey Book Talk

Elizabeth Rodini on the lives of Bellini’s portrait of Ottoman Sultan Mehmed II

November 24, 2020

Elizabeth Rodini on "Gentile Bellini's Portrait of Sultan Mehmed II: Lives and Afterlives of an Iconic Image" (IB Tauris/Bloomsbury). The book explores how the Venetian painter came to the Ottoman court in 1479, as well as his portrait's many intriguing afterlives.

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