14 August 2013

On Vacation: Turkish Tulips

Needle tulip, ca. 1730.

Dwarf's Purple, ca. 1725.

  18th C. Anhegger Coll., Istanbul.
Tulip by Ali 

Ali Üsküdarî, 1728.
İstanbul University Library

Ibrahim Bey's Scarlet, ca. 1725. 

Images from The Tulip: A Symbol of Two Nations.
Utrecht/İstanbul 1993.
Edited by Michiel Roding & Hans Theunissen.

Pomegranate Lance, ca. 1725.

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