Vermeyen,Jan Cornelisz (1500-1559)
Emperor Karl V's war against Chaireddin (also known as Hayreddin Barbarossa, Grand Admiral of the Ottoman Navy), Turkish governor of Tunis. The imperial army leaves Tunis and camps in Rada. Ostriches and goats.Tapestry. In 1535 the Spanish Empire attacked Tunis, then under the control of the Ottoman Empire. Holy Roman Emperor Karl V (Charles V) of the Habsburg dynasty assembled a huge army and war fleet. He defeated Barbarossa's fleet and, after a siege, captured Tunis on June 1 1535.
Kunsthistorisches Museum, Gemaeldegalerie, Vienna, Austria