Emperor Charles V Captures Tunis

Charles V

The exhibition ‘Emperor Charles V Captures Tunis’ is shown at the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna until the end of September in 2015.

Charles V

At the exhibition visitors have the chance to recall a little piece of history through various paintings. The exhibition shows the documentary on the war to reconquer the Kingdom of Tunis from the Ottomans and the Tunis Cartoons are in the main focus at the exhibition. Visitors can explore the ten monumental cartoons of the war by Jan Cornelisz Vermeyen and at the exhibition visitors can discover even more on the war and on the history through the beautiful art works of Jan Cornelisz Vermeyen and another Flemish painter, Pieter Coecke van Aelst. Each of the cartoons show the details and one or two events of the campaign.

The ‘Emperor Charles V Captures Tunis’ takes place at the Kunsthistorisches Museum in the capital city of Austria in Vienna. The exhibition is held from 7th May 2013 to 20th September 2015. The museum June to August is open from every day from 10 am to 6 pm except on Thursday when it is open from 10 am to 9 pm. From September to May the museum is open from Tuesday to Sunday from 10 am to 6 pm and on Thursday it is open from 10 am to 9 pm.

Kunsthistorisches Museum
Maria-Theresien-Platz, 1010 Wien, Austria

For more information on the exhibition and the museum check the official site.

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