REPORT

Tobunken Seminar "Mongols in 14th Century Italian Painting: New Evidences"

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Title:Mongols in 14th Century Italian Painting: New Evidences
Speaker:Michele Bernardini (Istituto Universitario Orientale, Napoli)
Date:Wednesday, 22 February 2012, 16:00-18:00
Venue:Large Meeting Room (Dai-kaigisitu), Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, The University of Tokyo


Report:

The institute invited Professor Michele Bernardini of University of Naples, Orientale, famous scholars in the field of Iranian studies, in the framework of the academic exchange programme recently concluded by the two institutions. At the seminar on 22 February 2012, Professor Bernardini introduced a number of Mongol-like figures appeared on various paintings in medieval Italy and discussed their artistic features. He also explained reasons of the birth of this particular genre of paintings. It was a very interesting talk highlighting the representation of Mongols in Italian paintings totally ignored so far.


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