Greek Men and Women Dancing the Khorra, Jean Baptiste Vanmour, c. 1720 - c. 1737

Greek Men and Women Dancing the Khorra, Jean Baptiste Vanmour, c. 1720 - c. 1737

oil on canvas, h 44.5cm × w 58cm. More details

In the countryside outside the city, Greek men and women dance what is known as the khorra. Because Vanmour was not Muslim, it was easier for him to gain access to the Greek community in Istanbul than it was the Turkish side of life.

On display in room 1.3

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