The Murder of Patrona Halil and his Fellow Rebels, Jean Baptiste Vanmour, c. 1730 - c. 1737

The Murder of Patrona Halil and his Fellow Rebels, Jean Baptiste Vanmour, c. 1730 - c. 1737

oil on canvas, h 75cm × w 101cm More details

After Mahmud I ascended the throne, the rebels continued to sow unrest. They tried to gain positions in the govern-ment and demanded ever more power. With a sham excuse, Mahmud I summoned them to the palace, where they were killed one by one. Patrona Halil is being overpowered at the right.

On display in room 1.3

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