The Reis Effendi, Head of the Chancery, Jean Baptiste Vanmour, c. 1727 - c. 1730

The Reis Effendi, Head of the Chancery, Jean Baptiste Vanmour, c. 1727 - c. 1730

oil on canvas, h 34.5cm × w 27cm. More details

The office of reis effendi or reisü’l küttab, the head of the chancery, could be likened to the minister of foreign affairs. This official at the Ottoman court had the most contact with Western diplomats. Ambassador Calkoen would have met him on a regular basis.

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