The Tulip Era is a period in which the Ottoman Empire began to adopt the innovations and developments in the West, as stated in many sources. Sultan III. Ahmet and his grand vizier, Nevşehirli Damat İbrahim Paşa, were also influential in this respect, with their management policies and personal characteristics. The perspective in the years, when the grandeur and vanity prevailed in the palace, was reflected in the field of clothing and decoration along with many subjects. On the other hand, Ottoman life arouses great curiosityin the West. Jean Baptiste Van Mour, who came to Istanbul with the ambassador of France and whose duty was to transfer the Ottoman life to the canvas, made some invaluable piece of works reach the present day, by portraying people living in Istanbul in all aspects and the events that he witnessed in the society. In the current study, men’s clothing in Jean Baptiste Van Mour 's paintings was examined. The subject matter was interpreted with the support of the relevant literary sources.
Keywords: Jean Baptiste Van Mour , Tulip Era, men's wear