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    Classical Carpets and Renaissance Paintings in Venice

    A major exhibition, ‘Sérénissime Trame: Carpets from the Zaleski Collection and Renaissance Paintings’, opens on Thursday 23 March 2017 at the Galleria Giorgio Franchetti alla Ca’ d’Oro in Venice.

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    Holbein in Berlin

    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.

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    On Sacred Ground

    ‘Suolo sacro. Tappeti in pittura (XV – XIX secolo)’ is a spring exhibition to be held at Gallery Moshe Tabibnia’s Via Brera premises in Milan from 6 April–2 July 2016. The exhibition will feature 25 rare antique (15th-19th century) oriental carpets from Tabibnia’s incomparable holdings.

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    Oriental Rugs and Carpets at Christie’s, London

    As part of London’s Islamic Art Week, Christie’s will hold an Oriental Rugs and Carpets auction on Tuesday 21 April in their King Street salerooms. Highlights include an early Mongol kilim, a Bukhara saf fragment and an Ottoman Cairene carpet.

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    Carpets of the East in Paintings from the West

    A concise exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York 11 March – 29 June displays three mid 17th century rugs and three Dutch paintings of the same age that depict the same type of carpets.


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