Owing to the presence of the Hapsburg double-headed eagle and the crescent, and of figures in Oriental dress, it is thought that the subject may be the meeting in 1535 between Charles V and the Bey, Barbarossa, after the siege of Tunis.
Meeting of Charles V and the Bey of Tunis by Niccolo Dell'Abate, 1570
© The Courtauld Gallery
- Oil on canvas
- 175 x 211 cm
- Acquired in:
- Presented by:
- Sir Alec & Lady Martin through The Art Fund
One of 26 gifts to 19 museums by Sir Alec Martin or Sir Alec and Lady Martin through the Art Fund between 1935 and 1967.