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For ‘Kum Kapi’, the Calouste Gulbenkian Museum in Lisbon is drawing on little known items from its collection to display a handful of very fine Istanbul workshop rugs.
From 21 January to 8 May 2016, Berlin’s Bode Museum is host to an important exhibition, ‘The Madonna of the Würth Collection and Masterworks of the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin’. It is devoted to the work of Hans Holbein the Younger (ca. 1497-1543), one of the greatest portrait painters of the Renaissance, whose name has of course also become synonymous with certain early types of classical Anatolian carpets.
Some fifty antique oriental carpets, as well as European tapestries, from the collection of the veteran Turin antiquarian Dani Ghigo come under the hammer at Christie’s King Street in London in the second part of the Dani & Anna Ghigo Collection sale on 12 May 2016.