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Soltan Charadin, Barbarossa Re Dalgeri,

Woodcut on handmade laid paper

Dimensions (Image): 350 x 256 mm (13.8 x 10.1 in.)

Signed in block: “L”

Watermark: Crowned shield (17th-century Northern?)

Accession number: 1971.34.1

Purchase funds, 1971

The image depicts Sultan Charadin, the son of a Greek renegade and brother of Aroudj Barbarossa. In 1518 he occupied Tunis, which was then ruled by the Ottoman Empire until 1535 when the Sultan Charadin was expelled by Emperor Charles V during his Tunisian campaign.

Bibliography: Not listed by Nagler, Mon. (894, 895, 8998, 2683)

Work Type: print

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