"The Bulgarian Martyresses", 1877 is a painting by the

5/12/2021, 5:52:48 PM
"The Bulgarian Martyresses", 1877 is a painting by the Russian artist Konstantin Makovsky. It depicts the rape of Bulgarian women by Africanised Ottoman bashi-bazouks during the suppression of the April Uprising a year earlier, served to mobilise public support for the Russo-Turkish War (1877–1878) waged with the proclaimed aim of liberating the Bulgarians. 🏛️: Belarusian National Arts Museum. #arteesamor #historyofart #arthistory #arte #bulgarian #martyrs #martyrdom #bulgaria #artgallery #artlovers #masterpiece #torture #horror #ancientart #19thcenturyart #19thcentury #contemporaryart #academicart #academicism #realism #bashibazouk #russianartist #ottomans #ottomanempire #art

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