'Hesperides' by Basinio de' Basini of Parma

Country or nationality of origin: Italian
Place of origin: Rimini
Date: 1457-1468
Sigismondo’s triumphal entry into Florence: Under flying banners of the red lily of Florence, Sigismondo, crowned with laurels, leads a procession up a staircase with domed baldakin, accompanied by a Florentine. Fantasy townscape includes Tempio Malatestiano. Three horsemen galloping towards city gate.
Initial E(xtulit interea) with white vine-stem border.

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