'Hesperides' by Basinio de' Basini of Parma


Country or nationality of origin: Italian
Place of origin: Rimini
Date: 1457-1468
Sigismondo Malatesta's army on the march. Army in procession, riders, some with lances, others blowing trumpets. Behind them comes Sigismondo, with laurel wreath. More soldiers on foot in foreground with asses carrying bundles. Hilly landscape. Coloured drawing. Gold initial 'T(alia)' on panel border with white vine-stem and putti. Bird sketched on curving stem escaping from the border.

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