The First Day of School

Jean Baptiste Vanmour, c. 1720 - c. 1737, painting, SK-A-2005

A mother brings her daughter to school on her first day, followed by an entourage of women. They are evidently Turkish Muslims, since the dress code allowed them colourful clothes and yellow shoes, unlike non-Muslims. A servant is carrying the girl’s embroidery frame. Handicraft was a favourite…

Albanian Soldier

Jean Baptiste Vanmour (workshop of), 1700 - 1737, painting, SK-A-2045

Ambassador Cornelis Calkoen at his…

Jean Baptiste Vanmour, c. 1727 - c. 1730, painting, SK-A-4078

Lying-in Room of a Distinguished…

Jean Baptiste Vanmour, c. 1720 - c. 1737, painting, SK-A-2003

Whirling Dervishes

Jean Baptiste Vanmour, c. 1720 - c. 1737, painting, SK-A-4081

The Grand Vizier Crossing the…

Jean Baptiste Vanmour, 1720 - 1737, painting, SK-A-1998

Sultan Ahmed III

Jean Baptiste Vanmour, c. 1727 - c. 1730, painting, SK-A-2013

Man from the Island of Tinos

Jean Baptiste Vanmour (workshop of), 1700 - 1737, painting, SK-A-2035

Woman from the Island of Mykonos

Jean Baptiste Vanmour (workshop of), 1700 - 1737, painting, SK-A-2038

Man from the Island of Kithnos…

Jean Baptiste Vanmour (workshop of), 1700 - 1737, painting, SK-A-2047